Rachmat Yasin's Right of Reply
Regarding the report on page 14 of Tempo magazine, February 6-12 issue, titled Sukamiskin Where Corruptors Go Unpunished, as Rachmat Yasin's attorney I am exerting my right of reply to correct and at the same time refute especially concerning the last three paragraphs of the article.
1. On Friday, December 16, 2016, our client was at the Sukamiskin Penitentiary.
I swear to God, swear to God," said Setya Novanto when he was asked if it was true there was Rp150 billion for the Golkar Party's coffers from money embezzled out of the e-KTP (electronic ID cards) in 2011. Without denying or confirming it, he held up his index and middle fingers to form a 'victory' sign.
Setya Novanto demonstrated this oath to Tempo editors when he visited this magazine's office on Wednesday last week, a day before the prosecution read the criminal charges filed in the massive corruption case surrounding the e-KTP project at the Jakarta Corruption Court.