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.
A CCTV camera at the home of Novel Baswedan on Jalan Deposito T, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, recorded the movements of a heavy-set man who knocked on his door on the afternoon of April 5. He was wearing a black and white hat, a long-sleeved shirt and jeans. He could be seen talking with someone inside the house, who does not appear on the video.