Universitas Udayana rector accused of causing Rp443b in state loss through university admission scheme

I Nyoman Gede Antara
(Source: Humas Kejati Bali)

Jakarta, IO – I Nyoman Gede Antara was named by Bali Prosecutors Office as suspect in the alleged corruption case related to student admission process via the independent (fee-paying) pathway in the 2018-2022 academic years. He was accused of causing state loss to the tune of Rp443 billion. The allegation first appeared on October 24, 2022.

I Nyoman became the latest top state university official to be implicated in corruption case, after University of Lampung (Unila) rector Karomani in August last year, reported CNN Indonesia, Tuesday (14/3).

The prosecutors built the case against him after questioning three suspects, university officials identified as IKB, IMY and NPS. They were not detained but are prevented from traveling abroad for six months effective since February 2023.

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The prosecutors also found indication of money laundering and will coordinate with the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) to uncover his suspicious record of transactions. (un)