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National scene: Former minister summoned for questioning

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Tue, November 13 2012   /  09:41 am

JAKARTA: The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) summoned former state-owned enterprises minister Sofyan Djalil on Monday for questioning in the graft case involving senior Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) senior lawmaker Emir Moeis.

Sofyan was questioned by the KPK investigators in connection with a bribery case surrounding the procurement of a computerized customer information system for state electricity company PT PLN.

“I was asked by the KPK to help with the advanced stage in the investigation of CIS-RISI. This time, this is about the ‘supplier’,” Sofyan told reporters, referring to the procurement project that PT PLN conducted between 2004 and 2008.

Sofyan claimed that he had asked the PLN to open a tender for the project, but it did not fall through until 2004.

Sofyan also denied that he personally knew the executive director ...