BONSERNEWS.com – The Coordinating Minister for the Economy (Menko) Airlangga Hartarto has finished undergoing investigations by the Attorney General’s Office (Kejagung) regarding the alleged case of the export permit for crude palm oil (CPO) or the case for the export of CPO and its derivatives, including cooking oil for the 2021-2022 period.
Airlangga Hartarto was examined for approximately 12 hours.
He arrived at the AGO at 08.25 WIB and left the examination building at 21.08 WIB.
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Airlangga Hartarto said he was asked 46 questions during the inspection process.
“I have answered 46 questions and hopefully the answers have been answered as well as possible,” said Airlangga Hartarto.
However, Airlangga Hartarto admitted that he answered all the questions well.
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“Other things are of course the investigators who deliver,” he said. After delivering a brief question about the 12-hour examination he underwent, Airlangga Hartarto immediately walked to his vehicle.
The AGO previously stated that an examination of Airlangga Hartarto was needed to complete the investigation process, particularly regarding the CPO export facility policy.
It is known, the Attorney General’s Office has named three companies as suspects in cases of alleged corruption in export licenses for crude palm oil, CPO and its derivatives.
They are the Wilmar Group, Permata Hijau Group and the Musim Mas Group.
The state loss due to the CPO export permit case based on a cassation decision from the Supreme Court which already has permanent legal force is IDR 6.47 trillion.
Apart from that, in the same case, there were five perpetrators related to the CPO export license corruption whose trial process was completed or inrah. The five of them have the status of convicts.