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Jakarta Post

AGO poor performance failed to follow up on cases: KK

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, December 24 2008   /  10:49 am

The Commission for Public Prosecution (KK) has expressed dissatisfaction with the Attorney General's Office's (AGO) performance over the past three years, saying it has not responded appropriately to KK reports into criminal cases. Commissioner Maria Ulfah Rombot said in Jakarta on Tuesday the commission regretted the action taken by the AGO over four of its senior prosecutors implicated in a high-profile bribery case. The accused -- former assistant attorney general for special crimes Kemas Yahya Rahman, former investigation director for special crimes Muhammad Salim, former head of the East Jakarta Prosecutor's Office Joko Widodo and former assistant general for civic and state administrative affairs Untung Udji Santoso -- all received light punishments despite their roles in a scandal involving Bank Indonesia liquidity support (BLBI) funds. "The decisions were made without o...