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Without the presence of the board of commissioners, the supervision system at KPK has run maximally. There has been the so-called "zero tolerance" against violations in the anti-graft body, he said.
Samad recalled the alleged violations in the code of ethics levelled against him when he held the post of KPK chairman. Consequently, the KPK's internal supervisory directorate questioned him.
"At that time the directorate deemed it necessary to investigate KPK chairman Abraham Samad. So, at that time I was investigated. Imagine, is there a government institution where the inspector general investigates the minister?" he asked.
The rejection of the planned revision of the KPK law is not intended to rescue KPK but to save the agenda of combating corruption in Indonesia, he said.
"Amending a law is something right and is not prohibited. What we are not allowed is to change the Holy Al Quran. We are not opposed to a change but the substance of the change in the draft amendment (to the KPK law)," he said.
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