Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —
The Inspector General (Irjen) of the Ministry of Finance (Kemenkeu) Awan Nurmawan Nuh gave severe sanctions to 8 employees who were dragged into the list of 69 people with unusual wealth in their 2020 and 2021 wealth reports (LHK).
Of the 69, there were around 50 employees who were summoned because the amount of their assets was considered not in accordance with the profile in question. This examination narrowed down to 47 employees who were on the priority list for intensive examination, of which 5 were absent.
As a result, 11 employees were declared to have found no indication of violations, while the remaining 31 employees needed to be followed up.
“From the results of the summons it was clarified, some were subject to disciplinary punishment, while others were affected and they had to improve their LHK,” Awan said during a press conference at his office, Friday (31/3).
Then, of the 31 employees, Awan decided to impose severe sanctions on 8 Ministry of Finance employees. In detail, 5 people are employees of the Directorate General of Taxes (DGT), then the remaining 3 are from the Directorate General of Customs and Excise (DJBC).
“At DGT, 5 employees were subject to severe disciplinary punishment, then 3 employees were subject to moderate disciplinary punishment. For Customs, 3 employees (given) severe disciplinary punishment and 1 moderate disciplinary punishment. Then LHK repairs, for Tax 4 employees and Customs 6 employees ,” Cloud detailed.
He explained that inspections like this are actually routinely carried out. Those who have just been summoned are from DGT and DJBC, then will be followed by summons to other directorate employees.
“Later we will call other echelon 1 units as well,” he concluded.
The case of an employee of the Ministry of Finance with huge assets and a luxurious lifestyle became a public meal after the revelation of the alleged improper assets belonging to Rafael Alun Trisambodo, amounting to IDR 56 billion.
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) also intervened. The agency admits that it has received information about a number of groups of officials at the Ministry of Finance who have a lot of assets and tend to be connected to one another.
The KPK termed these officials with lavish assets in the term ‘gang’.
“We (KPK) have also heard that there are gangs like this. But we need to find out what the pattern is,” said KPK Deputy for Prevention Pahala Nainggolan around early March.