KPK Says it Received Suspicious Financial Report on Akil in 2012
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Wednesday revealed that it had received a suspicious transaction report on suspended Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar last year.
“The KPK received the results of a report conducted by the Financial Transaction Report and Analysis Center [PPATK] related to [Akil],” commission spokesman Johan Budi said.
Johan did not provide any details on the transaction or whether the KPK had followed up on the report.
Agus Santoso, the deputy chairman of the PPATK, meanwhile, said on Tuesday that his organization noticed several unusual transactions by Akil, though he also refused to go into detail.
“I can only report it — let the KPK verify,” he said.
Akil Mochtar was arrested by the KPK on suspicion of taking bribes from plaintiffs in at least two election disputes being heard by the Constitutional Court. In two cases, he allegedly received Rp 3 billion ($261,000) in relation to Central Kalimantan’s Gunung Mas election dispute and Rp 1 billion related to Banten’s Lebak election dispute.
Additionally, Johan said that the commission had confiscated three of Akil’s luxurious cars — one of them which is registered under Daryono, his driver — and certificates, bonds or stocks worth Rp 2 billion.
The KPK said that it suspects that the luxury vehicles given to Akil were related to electoral disputes.