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Jakarta Post

Transjakarta’s new president director sacked over past criminal record

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, January 28, 2020   /  08:07 am
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Donny Andy S. Saragih (left) and former PT Transjakarta president director Agung Wicaksono (right).(Courtesy of PT Transjakarta/via

City-owned transportation company PT Transjakarta’s newly appointed president director Donny Andy Sarmedi Saragih was sacked on Monday, just five days after his appointment, following revelations of his past criminal record.  The decision was made by Transjakarta shareholders outside of a shareholder meeting (RUPS), according to an official statement. The company is 99.66 percent owned by the city administration and 0.34 percent by city-owned developer PT Jakarta Propertindo.  Donny, the deputy head of Jakarta Transportation Council (DTKJ) for 2017-2022, was appointed to replace Agung Wicaksono, who officially resigned on Thursday to spend more time with his family. “[Shareholders] revoked the appointment as Donny Saragih has been found to have lied in his own interests during the selection process,” the city-owned company supervisory board (BP BUMD) ...