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Water privatization polluted with corruption: Coalition

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, July 12 2019   /  01:27 am

Members of the Coalition of Jakarta Residents Opposing Water Privatization (KMMSAJ) handed 25 pieces of evidence to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday to support their claims about the city’s water privatization policy, which the coalition claims is tainted with corruption and responsible for some Rp 2 trillion (US$141 million) in state losses.The KMMSAJ also requested that the KPK immediately inform the public about the outcome of a hearing that involved the Jakarta administration and city-owned water enterprise PT PAM Jaya at the KPK on May 10. “As of now, it’s premature to point fingers at a particular side that might have individuals committing acts of corruption. However, based on the evidences we found, we have narrowed down the number of possible perpetrators to individuals from either Palyja, Aetra, PAM Jaya or the city administration,” said Jakarta Leg...