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KPUD members may lose jobs for accepting cars

  • Oyos Saroso H.N.

    The Jakarta Post

Bandarlampung   /   Thu, June 3 2010   /  10:39 am

Five members of the Bandarlampung General Elections Commission (KPUD) may be dismissed if they are proven to have accepted cars from Mayor Eddy Sutrisno, an official says.Member of the Lampung KPUD, Nanang Trenggono, said a honorary board would soon be set up to examine the case.Eddy, who is contesting the upcoming election, may also be prohibited from running in the election if it is proven that he did give five Daihatsu Luxio minivans to the KPUD members, he added.“The honorary board is not yet set up, but we received a report of the bribery from the Bandarlampung Elections Supervisory Committee [Panwaslu],” Nanang said on Wednesday.Last week, the Bandarlampung Election Monitoring Team, an independent group, lodged a report to Lampung Police on the case involving the mayor and the five Bandarlampung KPUD members.In the report, the monitoring team’s leader Sam Rivai, enclosed ...