Indonesian National Police Alleges the ACT Foundation Misused Rp 34 Billion from Boeing

- 26 July 2022 13:57 WIB
 Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan and Senior Commissioner Helfi Assegaf. (Photo/Div Humas Polri)
Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan and Senior Commissioner Helfi Assegaf. (Photo/Div Humas Polri)


JAKARTADAILY.ID – The National Police's Criminal Investigation Unit revealed that a suspect from the Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) foundation misappropriated funds from Boeing amounting to Rp 34 billion.

“The total fund received by ACT from Boeing is approximately Rp 138 billion,"said Deputy Director of the Directorate of Economic and Special Crimes, Senior Commissioner Helfi Assegaf said at the National Police Headquartersin Jakarta, on Monday, July 25, 2022.

Helfi said that approximately Rp 103 billion was used for aid programs organized by the ACT Foundation, but Rp 34 billion went elsewhere.

Also read: Indonesian National Police to Hold Preliminary Hearing for the ACT Foundation Case This Week

Helfi added that the Rp 34 billion went towards the purchase of a truck fleet worth Rp 2 billion, and a food boost program worth Rp 2.8 billion.

As well as the construction of Islamic boarding schools in Tasikmalaya worth Rp 8.7 billion.

"Furthermore, for sharia cooperatives 212, it is approximately Rp 10 billion," he said.

Previously, Head of the Information Bureau of the National Police (Karo Penmas) Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan, said his party had also examined a number of witnesses, including experts. He then explained the alleged actions of Ahyudin as the former leader of ACT.

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"Based on the facts of the investigation, it is brother A who has the role of founder and chairman of the ACT foundation and the coach and also controller of ACT and ACT affiliated legal entities," he said.

He said A sat on the board of directors and commissioners in order to get a salary and other facilities. According to him, A is suspected of using the proceeds from the company for personal gain.

"Using various donations collected, including Boeing, is not in accordance with its designation," said Ahmad.

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He then explained about the actions allegedly committed by ACT President Ibnu Khajar. He said that Ibnu received a salary and various other facilities from a legal entity affiliated with ACT.


Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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