Benny Tjokrosaputro dan Heru Hidayat in Jiwasraya corruption case sentenced to life in prison

By Admin | 02 November 2020 13:59:18 | 138 | 0
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Picture by: suarajakarta

The Jakarta Corruption Court has sentenced businessmen Benny Tjokrosaputro and Heru Hidayat to life in prison for their involvement in a corruption case pertaining to state insurer PT Asuransi Jiwasraya.

The panel of judges said Benny, who served as the president director of PT Hanson International, was found guilty of committing corruption and money laundering that had cost the government at least Rp 16.8 trillion (US$1.1 billion) in state losses.

Justice, declaring that the defendant was legally and convincingly proven to have committed the criminal act of corruption together, and committed the crime of money laundering, "said the head of the panel of judges, Rosmini, at the Central Jakarta District Court, Jalan Bungur Besar Raya, Central Jakarta, Monday (26 / 10/2020)

Benny violated Article 2 verse 1 in conjunction with Article 18 verse (1) letter b, verse (2) and verse (3) Constitution No. 31 of 1999 concerning Eradication of Corruption Crimes as amended by constitional No. 20 of 2001 concerning Amendments to constitution No. 31/1999 concerning the Eradication of Corruption in conjunction with Article 55 paragraph (1) 1st of the Criminal Code.

Benny was also required to pay a replacement fee of Rp 6,078,500,000,000. If the defendant does not pay a replacement for 1 month after the final decision, the prosecutor will auction off the property to replace the replacement money.

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Reporter : Lissa