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Jakarta Post

KPK, police in new standoff

  • Margareth S. Aritonang

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, September 29 2012   /  10:27 am

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the National Police were at loggerheads again on Friday as graft suspect Insp. Gen. Djoko Susilo intentionally skipped a questioning session.

Instead of presenting himself before KPK investigators, Djoko, the key suspect in a case centering on the procurement of vehicle simulators, questioned the KPK’s authority to summon him.

Djoko, a former chief of the National Police Traffic Corps (Korlantas), sent his lawyers to the KPK building to state that the case was being handled by the National Police.

This contradicted the National Police’s commitment to fully support the fight against corruption.

Meanwhile, Djoko’s lawyer Juniver Girsang said his client skipped the questioning session because there were still legal problems with the case.

“There are two institutions that are dealing with the case, th...