JAKARTA - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has arrested Maritime Affairs and Fishery Minister Edhy Prabowo due to alleged corruption in baby lobster export, said KPK Chair Firli Bahuri in an official statement on Wednesday (25/11).

Mr Prabowo was arrested at Soekarno-Hatta Airport's Terminal 3 after arriving from a work visit to Honolulu, United States.

Along with Mr Prabowo, several of his relatives and staffers were also arrested. He is currently being interrogated at KPK's headquarters in Kuningan, South Jakarta.

"[Mr Prabowo] is currently being interrogated at KPK['s headquarters], and later there will be an official statement," said Mr Bahuri. (LK/MS)