blog.indahnesia.com - Discover Indonesia Online

    
You are currently in > Just a blog about Indonesia > Colombia approves extradition of fugitive Nazaruddin


Colombia approves extradition of fugitive Nazaruddin JAKARTA - The Colombian government has approved the extradition of fugitive bribery suspect Muhammad Nazaruddin who was arrested in Cartagena on Sunday, the Jakarta Globe reported on Thursday.

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said that despite the euphoria following Nazaruddin's arrest, the timing of his return is not yet known. "The plan is that on August 10, at 5 p.m. local time, Nazaruddin will be handed over by Colombian prosecutors to Colombian immigration. From there, immigration will hand him over to the Indonesian government," Marty said at the State Palace.

In a press conference, Colombian police officials said they had been awaiting a formal diplomatic extradition request from Jakarta. Colombia and Indonesia do not have an extradition treaty but relations between the two countries are strong, according to the newspaper.

Marty however said the Indonesian government has already submitted all the documents requested by Colombia for Nazaruddin's extradition. He added that a team has already arrived in the Colombian capital of Bogota to handle to deportation.

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono previously ordered all measures to be taken to ensure Nazaruddin's swift return to the country, given that some felt "uncomfortable" with his arrest.

Nazaruddin, former treasurer of the governing Democratic Party, was officially named a suspect late June in a bribery case involving an athletes' village project in Jakabaring, Palembang. Nazaruddin allegedly accepted bribes worth almost $3 million from a company which won a contract for athlete housing at the South East Asian Games, which will be held in Indonesia in November.

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) officials previously requested a travel ban on Nazaruddin, but he fled to Singapore on May 23, a day before the directorate general of immigration at the Law and Human Rights Ministry issued the ban.

In July, the Interpol listed him in its Red Notice list to seek his arrest or provisional arrest with a view to extradition. Nazaruddin was arrested on Sunday by Interpol Agents at Rafael Nunez International Airport in the resort city of Cartagena as he was trying to board a plane bound for Bogota, supposedly with the intention of watching a match in the FIFA Under-20 football tournament.

Colombia police said Nazaruddin had entered the country on a charter flight from Washington, D.C., while Indonesian authorities had earlier asserted that he had come via Madrid and Dominica, an island nation in the Caribbean Sea.


Related blog entries (category 'Corruption') Related blog entries (category 'Corruption'):
10 August 2011 · Owner of passport used by Nazaruddin arrested
08 August 2011 · Fugitive ex-treasurer Nazaruddin captured in Colombia
16 July 2011 · Jailed over sewing machine fraud
13 July 2011 · Nazaruddin's bank accounts frozen by KPK
07 July 2011 · Indonesia: Interpol seeks Nazaruddin for bribery allegations
17 June 2011 · Former minister sentenced to 16 months for corruption

Related blog entries (category 'Corruption') Tags: agreement, Colombia, extradition, fugutive, Nazaruddin


Posted in Corruption @ 11 August 2011 05:07 CET by Blog Bot · 'Blog' RSS feed · permalink






There are no reactions on this blog entry yet. Be the first one to give a reaction here!


Log in to write a reaction

You are not logged in to the website. You have to be logged in to write a reaction on this blog entry.

· If you already have an account, please login.
· If you have lost your password, please retrieve it.
· If you don't have an account yet, you can create one.

    
 ABOUT THIS ENTRY
Add this blog entry to your email, your own blog, MySpace, Facebook, or whatsoever via AddThis:
Bookmark and Share

e-mail updates for this blog article

Login if you want to receive emails for reactions on this blog entry. You will receive an update as soon as a reaction on this blog entry is posted.

Your website for tickets in Indonesia!
Looking for e-tickets for flights in Indonesia? Here's your solution! Order your e-tickets at ticketindonesia.info.
 FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
 BLOG ARCHIVE
· 2015, 28 entries
· 2014, 591 entries
· 2013, 750 entries
· 2012, 1061 entries
· 2011, 792 entries
· 2010, 644 entries
· 2009, 916 entries
· 2008, 504 entries
· 2007, 725 entries
· 2006, 1014 entries
· 2005, 723 entries
· 2004, 558 entries
· 2003, 525 entries
· 2002, 375 entries
· 2001, 162 entries
 POPULAR TAGS
· gigolo
· jakarta
· blogger
Automatically generated every hour
 BLOG CATEGORIES
· General (1205 entries)
· Economy (643 entries)
· Politics (574 entries)
· Accidents (561 entries)
· Terrorism (541 entries)
· Earthquake (539 entries)
· Volcanoes (387 entries)
· Crime (357 entries)
· Corruption (349 entries)
· Flooding (278 entries)
· Elections (276 entries)
· Travel (268 entries)
· Bird Flu (254 entries)
· Religion (242 entries)
· Tourism (239 entries)
· Oddly enough ... (219 entries)
· Violence (198 entries)
· Drugs (196 entries)
· Health (192 entries)
· Aceh conflict (191 entries)
· Environment (185 entries)
· Weather (171 entries)
· Military (168 entries)
· Protests (157 entries)
· Culture (106 entries)
· Garuda Indonesia (91 entries)
· C. Sulawesi conflict (86 entries)
· Human rights (82 entries)
· Forest fires (78 entries)
· Sidoarjo mudflow (71 entries)
· Power supply (64 entries)
· Ramadan (63 entries)
· PT Freeport (55 entries)
· Picture guess (48 entries)
· Maluku conflict (47 entries)
· Dengue Fever (37 entries)
· History (37 entries)
· Infrastructure (36 entries)
· Polio (35 entries)
· Mexican flu (35 entries)
· Website (25 entries)
· Media (22 entries)
· Nuclear power (21 entries)
· Sports (20 entries)
· Sexy (16 entries)
· SARS (15 entries)
· Nightlife (10 entries)
· Others (5 entries)
· Lippo Cikarang (5 entries)
· Close smallest categories
 EXCHANGE RATES
EUR-IDR: 16,590 · 16,620  The Rupiah rate declined since yesterday
@ 17 May 2018 18:12 CET
JPY-IDR: 126.83 · 126.95  The Rupiah rate improved since yesterday
@ 17 May 2018 21:58 CET
MYR-IDR: 3,545 · 3,549  The Rupiah rate declined since yesterday
@ 15 May 2018 08:42 CET
SGD-IDR: 10,479 · 10,501  The Rupiah rate declined since yesterday
@ 07 May 2018 07:48 CET
THB-IDR: 439.14 · 439.41  The Rupiah rate declined since yesterday
@ 16 May 2018 09:18 CET
USD-IDR: 14,097 · 14,157  The Rupiah rate declined since yesterday
@ 17 May 2018 00:46 CET
Go to 'exchange rates' 
 MOST RECENT REACTIONS
·  At 20 September 2018 06:54 erik12 reacted on Fuel prices lowered, again
·  At 19 October 2015 17:17 imambudianto5 reacted on Bank Indonesia maintains benchmark interest rate at 7.75%
·  At 04 March 2015 19:18 merdekaSah reacted on Alleged terrorists shot dead three villagers in Poso
·  At 04 March 2015 13:11 Yogya-Bali reacted on Alleged terrorists shot dead three villagers in Poso
·  At 26 February 2015 13:02 Irena reacted on Sexy, a young woman with candy
·  At 08 May 2014 09:51 jstar reacted on No alcohol should be sold in warung
·  At 01 May 2014 10:07 jstar reacted on Indonesia to be among the top 10 peacekeeping contributors
·  At 27 March 2014 05:50 harlys reacted on PPP leader voices concern over Islamic parties' future
·  At 10 March 2014 06:11 Yogya-Bali reacted on Sriwijaya Air leaves behind 200 passengers at airport
·  At 09 March 2014 00:11 Yerun reacted on Sriwijaya Air leaves behind 200 passengers at airport
·  At 08 March 2014 20:33 nicknick reacted on Sriwijaya Air leaves behind 200 passengers at airport
·  At 18 February 2014 04:17 Yerun reacted on Ash from Mount Kelud eruption spreads over all of Java
·  At 16 February 2014 05:41 Amed East Bali reacted on Ash from Mount Kelud eruption spreads over all of Java
·  At 14 February 2014 22:27 Anne Mieke reacted on Asylum seekers in Medan wish to be sent to Australia
·  At 14 February 2014 22:22 beritaislam reacted on Asylum seekers in Medan wish to be sent to Australia
·  At 16 January 2014 15:37 Anne Mieke reacted on Landslides cut off Tomohon-Manado road
·  At 16 January 2014 15:21 Yerun reacted on Landslides cut off Tomohon-Manado road
·  At 16 January 2014 15:05 Anne Mieke reacted on Landslides cut off Tomohon-Manado road
·  At 16 January 2014 14:48 Yerun reacted on Landslides cut off Tomohon-Manado road
·  At 16 January 2014 14:41 Yerun reacted on Landslides cut off Tomohon-Manado road
Go to 'forum topics' 

Created by indahnesia.com · feedback & contact · © 2000-2019
Other websites by indahnesia.com: ticketindonesia.info · kamus-online.com · indonesiepagina.nl · suvono.nl

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional 122,342,202 pageviews Discover Indonesia Online at indahnesia.com