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Land reclamation in spotlight following arrest

  • Kharishar Kahfi and Fadli

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Batam   /   Fri, July 12 2019   /  12:50 am
After you: Riau Islands Governor Nurdin Basirun (center) arrives at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta to undergo questioning on Thursday. KPK investigators questioned Nurdin after he and five others were allegedly caught accepting bribes related to reclamation permits.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(center) arrives at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta to undergo questioning on Thursday. KPK investigators questioned Nurdin after he and five others were allegedly caught accepting bribes related to reclamation permits.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

After you: Riau Islands Governor Nurdin Basirun (center) arrives at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta to undergo questioning on Thursday. KPK investigators questioned Nurdin after he and five others were allegedly caught accepting bribes related to reclamation permits.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)Another reclamation project has come under the spotlight following the arrest of Riau Islands Governor Nurdin Basirun by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on allegations of bribery.The antigraft body named the governor a suspect on Thursday over allegations that he accepted bribes and unlawful gifts during deliberation of the province’s zoning plan on coastal areas and small islands. The plan is to become the basis for the provincial administration’s maritime development.Apart from Nurdin, the KPK also named Riau Islands Maritime Affairs Agency head Edy Sofyan and agency...