House suspends convicted lawmaker Wa Ode
Wa Ode Nurhayati: (JP/Ricky Yudhistira)
The House of Representatives’ ethics council has temporarily suspended Wa Ode Nurhayati as a lawmaker.
Ethics council member Ali Maschan Musa made the announcement before a House plenary meeting on Friday.
"We have decided to dismiss her [Wa Ode] as she has been named a suspect in a graft case," he said.
Wa Ode, a lawmaker from the National Mandate Party (PAN) and once a member of the House budget committee, is currently on trial for bribery and money laundering surrounding deliberations on the 2011 Regional Infrastructure Adjustment Fund (DPID). (iwa)
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