Former Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar Investigated by CEC on Meikarta Bribery Case - Photo: Privazy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (CEC) to investigate former Deputy Governor of West Java, Deddy Mizwar today (12/12) on the Meikarta project‘ bribery case. His named had stated by the Bekasi Regent, Neneng Hasanah Yasin at the Meikarta case trial.

Mizwar had previously been on the West Java’ Spatial Planning Coordinating (SPC) board. At the end of 2017, the SPC provided a large area, covering 84.6 hectares that could be used by the project. The permit was for the construction of apartments, expenditure centers, hospitals, schools, hotels, housing and offices, in Cibatu Village, South Cikarang, Bekasi.

However, the recommendation given by the West Java Provincial Government is different from the plan of Lippo Group which wants to build Meikarta with an area of ​​500 hectares.

The yet to be known spokesman of the National Campaign Team of Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin will be verified to complete the investigation dossier. In addition to him, CEC investigators will also call a number of other witnesses from the West Java provincial, Bekasi regency officials, and the private sector.

In the summons the agency wanted to investigate the alleged money flows in the policy changes in Bekasi District Regulation No. 12 of 2011 concerning the Bekasi Regency Spatial Plan for 2011-2031. The changes to spatial arrangements through the Regional Regulation were allegedly carried out on the Meikarta project.

Previously, the anti-racial agency had named nine people as suspects. These include the giver, namely Billy Sindoro, Lippo Group Operational Director; Taryudi, Lippo Group Consultant; Fitra Djaja Kusuma, Lippo Group Consultant; and Henry Jasmen, Lippo Group Employees.

For the recipient parties, the suspects named are: Neneng Hasanah Yasin, the Bekasi regent; Jamaludin, head of the Public Work and Housing Office of Bekasi Regency; Sahat MBJ Nahor, head of the Fire Service; Dewi Tisnawati, head of the DPMPTSP Office; and Neneng Rahmi, head of the Spatial Planning Division of the Public Works Office in Bekasi Regency.

The agency has also conducted checks on a number of officials in the Bekasi regency. More than 20 officials there have been questioned by the investigators.

In the case, Yasin and the related-parties were allegedly received Rp7 billion (US$48.28 million) through Sindoro. The money was suspected as a promised fee of Rp13 billion related to the Meikarta project permit.

Yasin herself has returned around Rp4.9 billion to the state-investigators. She acknowledged that the money was related to the Meikarta project.

US$1: Rp14,500

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