Bogor District Attorney’s Office Deposits Rp. 1.5 Billion in Replacement Money to the State Treasury

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Media – The Bogor District Attorney’s Office (Kejari) returned the money to replace the corruption case on behalf of the convict Azwar that occurred in 2011 to the state treasury amounting to Rp. 1.55 billion on Monday, (16/11/2020).

Head of Section for Special Crimes (Pidsus) of the Bogor District Prosecutor’s Office, Bambang Winarno, said that Azwar was a contractor for the Sukahati-Kedunghalang road construction project, Cibinong District.

Azwar, who is currently a convict, was involved in a corruption case with a development project budget of Rp 10 billion in 2011. “The replacement money and fines for corruption cases that we receive on Azwar’s behalf are the result of the cassation verdict,” he explained.

Azwar was designated as a Corruption Convict (Tipikor) and was proven to have violated Article 3 in conjunction with Article 18 of Law Number 31 Year 1999 concerning Corruption, with a sentence in the Supreme Court (MA) for three years and six months.

Bambang explained, although the convict Azwar returned the replacement money plus a fine of Rp. 50 million, this did not get him a leniency.

“According to Bambang, Azwar was included in the People Wanted List (DPO). However, he was finally caught in 2019.” Yesterday the verdict was issued, so that today they pay compensation and fines as decided by the court. Just serve the basic sentence accordingly. the verdict, “he concluded. (###)

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