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KPK searches agriculture minister’s official residence while he is Rome


Jakarta, IO – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators searched the official residence of Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo in South Jakarta, Thursday (28/9) afternoon.

KPK spokesperson Ali Fikri said the search, which has lasted for 16 hours, is still underway as of Friday (29/9) morning, per Detikcom.

KPK stepped up its investigation after two officials from the ministry were named suspect. However, no further has been provided by the anti-graft agency.

“We cannot provide further details on outcome of the search as of yet,” said Ali.

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Syahrul was reportedly still in Rome on an official visit to attend a forum, according to NasDem Party treasurer Ahmad Sahroni.

This was corroborated by Syahrul’s Instagram post. It is not yet known when he will return to Indonesia. (un)


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