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Tim Pengawas dari Kementerian Perdagangan RI telah menemukan besi beton yang tidak memenuhi Standar Nasional Indonesia (SNI) ber
Tim Pengawas dari Kementerian Perdagangan RI telah menemukan besi beton yang tidak memenuhi Standar Nasional Indonesia (SNI) beredar di pasar Indonesia.
"Tentu temuan bahan bangunan besi beton hari ini akan kita amankan sementara sebagai barang bukti beredarnya berbahgai bahan produk dalam negeri yang tidak memenuhi standar dan merugikan konsumen," kata Direktur Pengawasan Barang Beredar dan Jasa, Kemendag RI, Inayat Iman, saat melakukan inspeksi mendadak (sidak) di beberapa distributor bangunan di Kota Kendari, Selasa.
Tim pengawas Kemendag RI yang telah melakukan sidak ke berbagai distributor bangunan sebagai tidak lanjut dari laporan masyarakat mengenai beredar bebasnya produk-produk yang tidak berstandar nasional Indonesia.
"Temuan barang bangunan yang tidak SNI dipasaran itu, juga merupakan bukti masih lemahnya pengawasan dari instansi teknis khususnya dilingkungan instansi Perdagangan itu sendiri," katanya.
Sasaran sidaktim Kemendag RI telah meliputi dua pengusaha distributor besi beton yakni UD Sinar Abadi dan UD Sukses. Kedua distributor besi beton itu telah ditemukan menampung besi beton di gudang penampunganya masing-masing dalam jumlah yang cukup besar.
Di dalam gudang itu, Tim Pengawas Kemendag telah menemukan besi dari berbagai ukuran dan panjang. Besi baja yang semestinya ukuran delapan milimeter dijual dan ditawarkan ke konsumen sebagai besi ukuran 10 milimeter, sangat merugikan konsumen sehingga melanggar undang-undang perlindungan konsumen.
Dari hasil temuan oleh tim pengawas Kemendag RI, dua gudang penampung besi beton milik UD Sinar Abadi dan UD Sukses, langsung disegal oleh petugas penyidiks pegawai negeri (PPNS) dengan memberi garis polis line.
"Maaf ya pak, untuk sementara besi beton yang ada di gudang ini kami tahan sementara untuk tidak dijual kepasaran," kata Inayat.
Sementara itu, pemilik gudang UD Sinar Abadi Jhon juga mengatakan, pihaknya tidak menahu terkait ukuran dan panjang besi beton yang dijual itu.
Ia juga mengatakan, barang besi baja yang dijual selama ini ukuran maupun panjangnya sudah seperti itu, sehingga bila dinyatakan tidak memenuhi standar nasional, bukan kesalahan pada pihaknya karena setelah barang itu tiba di Kendari sudah seperti itu.
Bahkan menurut Jhon, bahan bangunan khususnya besi beton yang dipasarkan ke konsumen itu bentuk dan mereknya bermaacam-macam, selain ada produk dari Pulau Jawa, juga ada produk dari provinsi terdekat seperti Makassar.
Rangkaian sidak yang dilakukan Tim Pengawas Kemendag RI, selain sasarannya pada besi beton juga ada produk lain yang diduga sudah lama beredar namun tidak memenuhi standar nasional seperti helm, ban, dan produk melamine.
From sea to shining sea, or at least from one side of the Hudson to the other, politicians you have barely heard of are being accused of wrongdoing. There were so many court proceedings involving public officials on Monday that it was hard to keep up.
In Newark, two underlings of Gov. Chris Christie were arraigned on charges that they were in on the truly deranged plot to block traffic leading onto the George Washington Bridge.
Ten miles away, in Lower Manhattan, Dean G. Skelos, the leader of the New York State Senate, and his son, Adam B. Skelos, were arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on accusations of far more conventional political larceny, involving a job with a sewer company for the son and commissions on title insurance and bond work.
The younger man managed to receive a 150 percent pay increase from the sewer company even though, as he said on tape, he “literally knew nothing about water or, you know, any of that stuff,” according to a criminal complaint the United States attorney’s office filed.
The success of Adam Skelos, 32, was attributed by prosecutors to his father’s influence as the leader of the Senate and as a potentate among state Republicans. The indictment can also be read as one of those unfailingly sad tales of a father who cannot stop indulging a grown son. The senator himself is not alleged to have profited from the schemes, except by being relieved of the burden of underwriting Adam.
The bridge traffic caper is its own species of crazy; what distinguishes the charges against the two Skeloses is the apparent absence of a survival instinct. It is one thing not to know anything about water or that stuff. More remarkable, if true, is the fact that the sewer machinations continued even after the former New York Assembly speaker, Sheldon Silver, was charged in January with taking bribes disguised as fees.
It was by then common gossip in political and news media circles that Senator Skelos, a Republican, the counterpart in the Senate to Mr. Silver, a Democrat, in the Assembly, could be next in line for the criminal dock. “Stay tuned,” the United States attorney, Preet Bharara said, leaving not much to the imagination.
Even though the cat had been unmistakably belled, Skelos father and son continued to talk about how to advance the interests of the sewer company, though the son did begin to use a burner cellphone, the kind people pay for in cash, with no traceable contracts.
That was indeed prudent, as prosecutors had been wiretapping the cellphones of both men. But it would seem that the burner was of limited value, because by then the prosecutors had managed to secure the help of a business executive who agreed to record calls with the Skeloses. It would further seem that the business executive was more attentive to the perils of pending investigations than the politician.
Through the end of the New York State budget negotiations in March, the hopes of the younger Skelos rested on his father’s ability to devise legislation that would benefit the sewer company. That did not pan out. But Senator Skelos did boast that he had haggled with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat, in a successful effort to raise a $150 million allocation for Long Island to $550 million, for what the budget called “transformative economic development projects.” It included money for the kind of work done by the sewer company.
The lawyer for Adam Skelos said he was not guilty and would win in court. Senator Skelos issued a ringing declaration that he was unequivocally innocent.
THIS was also the approach taken in New Jersey by Bill Baroni, a man of great presence and eloquence who stopped outside the federal courthouse to note that he had taken risks as a Republican by bucking his party to support paid family leave, medical marijuana and marriage equality. “I would never risk my career, my job, my reputation for something like this,” Mr. Baroni said. “I am an innocent man.”
The lawyer for his co-defendant, Bridget Anne Kelly, the former deputy chief of staff to Mr. Christie, a Republican, said that she would strongly rebut the charges.
Perhaps they had nothing to do with the lane closings. But neither Mr. Baroni nor Ms. Kelly addressed the question of why they did not return repeated calls from the mayor of Fort Lee, N.J., begging them to stop the traffic tie-ups, over three days.
That silence was a low moment. But perhaps New York hit bottom faster. Senator Skelos, the prosecutors charged, arranged to meet Long Island politicians at the wake of Wenjian Liu, a New York City police officer shot dead in December, to press for payments to the company employing his son.
Sometimes it seems as though for some people, the only thing to be ashamed of is shame itself.
Mr. Tepper was not a musical child and had no formal training, but he grew up to write both lyrics and tunes, trading off duties with the other member of the team, Roy C. Bennett.