KPK Raids Home of East Java DPRD Member in Madura Amid Grant Fund Corruption Probe

INDONESIAUPDATES.COM, News En – In a significant development in the ongoing corruption investigation, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) conducted a search at the residence of Mahfud, a member of the East Java Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) from the PDIP faction. The search, carried out in Bangkalan Regency, Madura, is connected to the corruption case involving the main idea grant (Pokir) fund that previously ensnared former Deputy Chairman of the East Java DPRD, Sahat Tua Simanjuntak.

Head of the Bangkalan PDIP DPC, Fatkurrahman, confirmed the search, clarifying that it was not an operation in progress (OTT). “Yes, that’s correct, but it’s not an OTT, it’s just a search,” he stated on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. The search took place at Mahfud’s house on Jalan Halim Perdana Kusuma, Bangkalan, Madura, on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

Fatkurrahman further explained that the search was conducted at Mahfud’s residence in the IMC Bangkalan housing complex, not at his house in Katol Village, Kokop District, Bangkalan. During the search, KPK investigators confiscated two cellphones and cash amounting to Rp300 million in Rp20 thousand notes. “It wasn’t a sting operation (OTT), just a search. The amount confiscated was around 300 million rupiah,” he added.

This development marks a critical step in the KPK’s efforts to uncover and address corruption within the region, highlighting the ongoing commitment to transparency and accountability in the use of public funds.


Pertanyaan Umum (FAQ): KPK Raid on East Java DPRD Member’s House in Madura


Q1: What was the purpose of the KPK’s search at Mahfud’s house? A1: The search was part of an ongoing investigation into the corruption case involving the main idea grant (Pokir) fund, which also implicated former Deputy Chairman of the East Java DPRD, Sahat Tua Simanjuntak.

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Q2: Who is Mahfud? A2: Mahfud is a member of the East Java Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) from the PDIP faction, representing Bangkalan Regency, Madura.

Q3: When did the search take place? A3: The search was conducted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

Q4: Where was the search conducted? A4: The search took place at Mahfud’s house located on Jalan Halim Perdana Kusuma in the IMC Bangkalan housing complex, Bangkalan, Madura.

Q5: What items were confiscated during the search? A5: KPK investigators confiscated two cellphones and cash amounting to Rp300 million in Rp20 thousand notes.

Q6: Was this an operation in progress (OTT)? A6: No, the search was not an operation in progress (OTT). It was a standard search as part of the investigation.

Q7: Who confirmed the details of the search? A7: The details were confirmed by Fatkurrahman, Head of the Bangkalan PDIP DPC.

Q8: What is the significance of this search? A8: This search is a crucial step in the KPK’s efforts to address corruption within the region, emphasizing the commitment to transparency and accountability in the use of public funds.


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