Anas will be questioned again tomorrow: KPK
Democratic Party chairman Anas Urbaningrum (center), joined by a number of Democratic Party executives and his lawyer, arrives at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) headquarters in Jakarta on last Wednesday. The KPK summoned Anas for questioning in connection with alleged irregularities in the sporting complex construction project in Hambalang, West Java. (JP/Jerry Adiguna)
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) says it will question Democratic Party chairman Anas Urbaningrum for a second time, on Wednesday, over graft allegations surrounding the construction of the Hambalang Sports Center in West Java.
“We have scheduled to summon Anas Urbaningrum on Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. The questioning session will be a continuation of the previous questioning, which took place the same day last week,” KPK spokesman, Johan Budi, told reporters at the commission’s headquarters in Jakarta on Tuesday.
However, he declined to reveal the questions that would be asked of Anas during the session. Instead, he merely confirmed that new material would arise from tomorrow’s questioning.
Former Democratic Party treasurer Muhammad Nazaruddin, who was convicted for accepting bribes in the SEA Games’ athletes’ village graft case, repeatedly accused Anas of having been involved in the Rp 1.52 trillion (US$164 million) Hambalang project, which was launched by the Youth and Sports Ministry in 2010.
Nazaruddin alleged that the money Anas received from the project was spent on financing his campaign and election to become party chairman during the 2010 Democratic Party congress in Bandung. (iwa)
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