An unexpected setback forced Yono Purnomo, now a renowned chef, to learn cooking from scratch. Prominent figures such as President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Barack Obama have tasted his culinary expertise.
Things happened quickly, beyond the expectations of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and his legal team. Right after the panel of judges at the North Jakarta Administrative Court found Basuki guilty, on Tuesday last week, the prosecutor asked to meet with Basuki outside the courtroom. 'Come one, let's chat out back," said one prosecutor.