Lavishing Friends in High Places
Jimmy Widjaja asked Tempo more than 20 times to reconsider writing about his connection with Mustika Dutamas, the company which imported weapons for National Police Headquarters. "Please check it carefully," said the CEO of Capitol last week.
The 60-year-old businessman denied having any stock in Mustika. "My younger brother once had some of its stock," said this son of Eka Tjipta Widjaja, owner of the Sinar Mas Group.
A meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.
There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.
- Inspector-General Setyo Wasisto, Chief of National Police Public Relations: we need further regulations