House Speaker Reports Energy Minister to Police

Githa Farahdina    •    Rabu, 09 Dec 2015 17:15 WIB
House Speaker Reports Energy Minister to Police
Setya Novanto (Photo: AFP), Jakarta: House of Reprentatives Speaker Setya Novanto reported Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sudirman Said to the police. Novanto's lawyer brought evidences to file a law suit to Sudirman.
"We just report him. It has been received by police," said Novant's lawyer, Firman Wijaya, to, Wednesday (12/9/2015).
However, Firman did not want to reveal the detail of the law suit. "I will talk about it later," he said.
The report is suspected related to allegation that Novanto tried to extort PT Freeport Indonesia by falsely using President Joko Widodo's name. Previously, Sudirman reported Novanto to House Ethics Tribunal (MKD) for the case.
Sudirman said Novanto asked for shares to PT Freeport Indonesia CEO Maroef Sjamsoeddion. Sudirman submitted the audio record of conversation between Novanto and Maroef as prove.
MKD has examined Sudirman, Maroef and Novanto in series of ethics trials. In the trial, Novanto denied the allegation.
The case is also being investigated by Attorney General Office (AGO). Sudirman and Maroef has been questioned by AGO.