Some 1,834 suspects incarcerated in bootleg levy cases: Chief minister

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – A sum of 1,834 suspects have been incarcerated by a military compartment Jul 2017 in bootleg levies cases, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto said.

“Until Jul 2017, a Illegal Levy Elimination Task Force (Saber Pungli) has conducted a red-handed detain opposite 917 cases, detaining 1,834 suspects,” Wiranto settled during a Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal and Security Affairs in Jakarta on Tuesday.

He explained that a suspects netted in a Saber Pungli Task Force operations enclosed a parties, many of whom were thugs, who mostly uneasy assent by extorting and collecting bootleg supports from a public. There were also officials from a supervision agencies.

“The charge force retrieved around Rp17 billion supports during a arrest,” he explained.

Wiranto, who is a former Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) Commander, explained that a volume of justification performed was not as most as those performed by a Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). However, he claimed that a opening of Saber Pungli charge force can directly advantage a community.

“For example, open ride drivers can't take home a whole income for their families since their income is reduced due to a bootleg levies. We contingency be dauntless and clever adequate to exterminate such problems. Therefore, we have set adult a Saber Pungli Task Force,” he revealed.

Related to this extortion, Wiranto, who is also a former Chairman of a Hanura Party, also reminded a open that they should not be fearful of stating such cases to a authorities.

“Reports can be filed by SMS, approach telephone, or by a website. We can settle it all. All those illnesses, that are hereditary from a Dutch epoch compartment this day, should be healed,” Wiranto remarked.(*)

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