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Jakarta Post

KPK locks up police general

  • Rabby Pramudatama

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 4 2012   /  09:29 am

Ready for grilling: Former head of Korlantas Insp. Gen. Djoko Susilo (center) and his lawyers arrive at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) office in Jakarta on Monday. The KPK arrested Djoko for his alleged role in the driving simulator procurement graft case. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama After five months of tug-of-war that involved members of the National Police besieging the headquarters of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the antigraft body has finally detained the main suspect in the driving simulator procurement graft case, Insp. Gen. Djoko Susilo.

Djoko is the first active police general to be detained in a graft case by the KPK.

“I underwent questioning today and I will accede to the legal process, including by being detained. Thank you friends,” Djoko told reporters soon before being led to a detainee vehicle that took him to the military-run Gunt...