Edhy Prabowo’s verdict was circumcised by the Supreme Court for being kind to fishermen

Jakarta, IDN Times – The Supreme Court has circumcised the verdict of the former Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Edhy Prabowo, in the corruption case of fried shrimp exports. The sentence that fell on him was again the same as the one handed down by the Corruption Court Judge, Central Jakarta.

“Rejected the appeal from the Cassation Petitioner (Defendant Edhy Prabowo),” said MA spokesman Andi Samsan in his statement to reporters, Wednesday (9/3/2022).

1. Edhy Prabowo was fined Rp. 400 million

Whoops!  Edhy Prabowo's sentence is circumcised to 5 years for being kind to fishermenEddy Prabowo. (BETWEEN PHOTOS/M Risyal Hidayat)

Edhy Prabowo was also fined Rp. 400 million which had to be paid a month after the verdict was final and binding. If not paid, it will be replaced with imprisonment for six months.

In addition, the right to be elected in the public office of the former member of the DPR was also revoked. This punishment is valid since Edhy has finished serving the main sentence.

Also Read: Not Accepting 9 Years in Prison, Edhy Prabowo Files Cassation

2. Edhy Prabowo is called good to fishermen

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Whoops!  Edhy Prabowo's sentence is circumcised to 5 years for being kind to fishermenEdhy Prabowo holds shrimp in a pond in the Kuala Secapah area, Mempawah Regency, West Kalimantan. Instagram.com/edhy.prabowo

In a copy of the Supreme Court’s decision, it was stated that there were a number of things that led to Edhy Prabowo’s verdict being circumcised again. He is said to have been a good minister when he worked.

“In fact, the defendant has worked well and has given great hope to the community, especially to fishermen,” the judge was quoted as saying in a copy of the verdict.

“In this case, the defendant revoked the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Regulation No. 56/PERMEN-KP/2016 dated December 23, 2016 and replaced it with the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Regulation No. 12/PERMEN-KP/2020 with the aim of having the spirit to use lobster seeds for welfare. community, which is to empower fishermen and to cultivate because lobster in Indonesia is very large,” he added.

3. Edhy Prabowo’s sentence was increased to 9 years

Whoops!  Edhy Prabowo's sentence is circumcised to 5 years for being kind to fishermenEddy Prabowo. (BETWEEN PHOTOS/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)

It is known that Edhy was initially sentenced to 5 years in prison and a fine of Rp. 400 million and replacement money of Rp. 9,687,447,219 and US$77 thousand by the panel of judges at the Corruption Court. However, he did not accept and appealed.

At the High Court level, Edhy Prabowo’s sentence was actually increased to 9 years in prison, a fine of Rp. 400 million, and compensation of Rp. 9,687,447,219 and US$77 thousand. He did not accept and appealed, until finally returned to the original decision.

Also Read: ICW: Edhy Prabowo Should Be Imprisoned For 20 Years, Not Just 9