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Budi Mulya Charged on Century Case

Antara, Aprianto Cahyo Nugroho

JAKARTA-Bank Indonesia Deputy Governor on Monetary and Foreign Exchange Management Budi Mulya was charged on a corruption case in involving former BI governor Boediono and other BI officials.

Corruption charge against Budi Mulya was related to the short-term financing facility provision (FPJP) to Bank Century and the determination of Bank Century as failure bank with systemic impact.

"Some indictment formulas explained that the Defendant as the BI deputy governor committed corruption under indicted Article together with Boediono as BI Governor, Miranda S Goeltom as BI Senior Deputy, Siti C Fadjriah as Deputy Governor VI, Budi Rochadi (late) as Deputy Governor VII, and Robert Tantular and Harmanus H Muslim in relation to FPJP," said KPK Deputy Bambang Widjojanto on Thursday.

"And the defendant with Muliaman D Hadad BI deputy governor V, Hartadi A Sarwono as Deputy Governor III, Ardhayadi M as BI Deputy Governor VIII, and Raden Pardede as Financial System Stability Committee secretary in relation to the determination of Bank Century as failed bank with systemic impact," Bambang added.

Of such action, according to Bambang, the country suffered losses of up to IDR6.782 trillion.

"The Commission expects that all people can follow the trial closely so they can follow the process properly and ensure that the trial objectivity can be upheld. Hopefully statements that interfere with the process of trial fairness can be avoided," Bambang added.

he also expressed his gratitude for the support and trust to Commission in the Century case.

According to Bambang, the commission completed the Bank Century case within 1 year and 3 months since the investigation began on December 17, 2012.

Budi was charged with a primary charge of article 2, paragraph (1) along with Article 18 of Law No. 31 of 1999 as amended by Act No. 20 of 2001 on Eradication of Corruption in conjunction with Article 55 paragraph (1) in conjunction with Article 64 paragraph (1) of the Criminal Code, and Article 3 in conjunction with Article 18 of Law No. 31 of 1999 as amended by Act No. 20 of 2001 on Eradication of Corruption in conjunction with Article 55 paragraph (1) in conjunction with Article 64 paragraph (1) of the Criminal Code.

The article set about the abuse of power, opportunity or means available or position which detrimental to the state financial and economy. The actors found to have violated is threatened with 20 years maximum of imprisonment or a maximum fine of IDR1 billion.

Editor : Taufik Wisastra

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