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PPP leader arrested for alleged corruption

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Surabaya   /   Sat, March 16 2019   /  12:16 am
No hiding from the law: A man suspected to be politician Romahurmuziy is escorted by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) officials in Jakarta on Friday. The United Development Party (PPP) chairman was among five people arrested during a raid in Sidoarjo, East Java.(JP/Seto Wardhana)(KPK) officials in Jakarta on Friday. The United Development Party (PPP) chairman was among five people arrested during a raid in Sidoarjo, East Java.(JP/Seto Wardhana)

No hiding from the law: A man suspected to be politician Romahurmuziy is escorted by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) officials in Jakarta on Friday. The United Development Party (PPP) chairman was among five people arrested during a raid in Sidoarjo, East Java.(JP/Seto Wardhana)With just over a month to go before the April 17 election, the leader of an Islamic party in the ruling coalition has been arrested on graft charges, which analysts say could affect President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s reelection bid.M. Romahurmuziy, the chairman of the United Development Party (PPP), was apprehended by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday morning in relation to a corruption case concerning staffing at the Religious Affairs Ministry and its regional offices.The politician, who is also a lawmaker in the House of Representatives, was arrested along with four other suspects...