Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission Grants Rp85 Billions of Confiscated Assets to Government Offices
Nusantara Pol - Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) encourages the use of asset recovered from corruptors to be more optimal. KPK will grant Rp85.1 billion, or approximately $6 millions, worth of confiscated assets to several government offices.
"This seized (assets) are in various forms, such as vehicles, land and buildings, with an estimated total value of around Rp85.1 billion," said Acting KPK spokesman Ali Fikri as quoted from Detik, Tuesday (9/11/2021).
The grant was given to the Indonesian Attorney General's Office, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Religion, the General Elections Commission (KPU), and the Yogyakarta City Government.
"In order to encourage the utilization of recovered assets or confiscated goods resulting from the handling of criminal acts of corruption to be more optimal," said Ali.
Implementation of the determination of the status of use (PSP) and grants will be held in the Hall of the KPK's Juang Merah Putih Building at 13.30-15.30 local time. This activity will be attended by the Chairman of the KPK, Firli Bahuri, and representatives of the five grant recipient agencies.
"KPK hopes that through the PSP and this grant, the spoils from the TPK (corruption crime) can provide optimal benefits in supporting the implementation of tasks at the receiving agency," he said.
Furthermore, Ali said this is one of the KPK's efforts to maximize the return of state assets that have been enjoyed by corruptors.
"This is in line with law enforcement in the context of eradicating corruption, which not only provides a deterrent effect to the perpetrators, but how these efforts provide the maximum benefit to the recovery of state financial losses," he said.
Previously, the anti-corruption agency
has recovered and returned Rp171 billions,
approximately $12 millions, to the state throughout the first semester of