891 Graft-Convicted Civil Servants Officially Discharged

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 15 Januari 2019
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Sidang-PNS-TipikorBased on data from Department of Monitoring and Control of the National Civil Service Agency (BKN), until 14 January 2019, there were 2,357 civil servants involved in corruption case that had been convicted by the court, but only 393 people had been officially discharged.

“Of those 393 civil servants, 42 civil servants were from the central government and 351 civil servants were from regional governments,” Head of Public Relations of the BKN Mohammad Ridwan said in a press release on Monday (14/1).

According to Ridwan, the BKN will continue to monitor the development of corruption cases involving civil servants, in particular those who have obtained inkracht status (a court decision that is legally binding and final).

For the record, according to the Joint Ministerial Decree between Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reforms (PANRB) and Head of the National Civil Service Agency (BKN) Number 181 / 6597 / SJ; Number 15 Year 2018; and Number 153 / KEP / 2018 on 13 September 2018, graft-convicted civil servants who have obtained alegally binding and final court decision should have been discharged no later than the end of 2018.

Apart from the 2,357 civil servants mentioned above, Ridwan stated that until 14 January 2019 there were 498 civil servants who had been discharged. Of these, 57 civil servants worked for the central government and the remaining 441 civil servants worked for regional governments.

“So, until 14 January 2019, a total of 891 civil servants have been officially discharged from their respective institutions,” Ridwan concluded. (EN / Public Relations of BKN / ES)

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Mia Medyana

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