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Businessman banned from travel, faces questioning

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, December 26 2008   /  11:20 am

The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has barred businessman Hartono Tanoesodibjo from traveling abroad so he can face questioning over a corruption scandal related to an online service provider at the Justice and Human Rights Ministry. The travel ban was issued Wednesday and is valid for one year, assistant attorney general for intelligence affairs Wisnu Subroto said. "(Hartono) is banned from traveling overseas starting from today. I already signed the letter of order," he said Wednesday. A witness in the case, Hartono is part owner of company PT Sarana Rekatama Dinamika (SRD) that operated the website www.sisminbakum.com. Hartono is the younger brother of media mogul Hary Tanoesoedibjo and together they are the commissioners of PT Bhakti Investama, a company that owns several media outlets in the country including private TV stations RCTI, Global...