JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Sumatra Island is one of the areas where officials subscribe to corruption.
According to data from the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), 36 regional heads suspected of corruption were present in Sumatra.
In addition, according to KPK data, there are 86 members of the Summit Regional Council of Population Representatives (RPDD) who were suspected of corruption.
According to the KPK spokesman, Febri Diansyah, the number was from the regional chief, who was arrested for the first time in 2004, former Aceh governor Abdullah Puteh.
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Several other regional heads who were once suspects, namely the former governor of North Sumatra, Gatot Pujo Nugroho. Then the Aceh governor, Irwandi Yusuf.
In addition, there is also the governor of Jambi, Zumi Zola and the former governor of Riau, Annas Maamun.
Meanwhile, the regions with the largest number of DPRK members named suspects are the North Summit of the PDR. KPK has designated 50 members of the North Sumatra DPRD as suspects.
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"The data is the position of the Sumatra regional chief before the Pakpak Bharat catch operation," Febri said when it was confirmed on Sunday.
Today, KPK has arrested a regent in Pakpak Bharat, North Sumatra. In addition to regional officers, KPK officers also arrested heads of offices, civil servants, and the private sector.
Two people were arrested in Jakarta and four in Medan.
It seems that the arrest of the regent was linked to the alleged bribery of infrastructure projects at the Pakpak Bharat Regency Public Works Office. KPK has provided hundreds of millions of money in manual arrest operations.