No Political Circus for Jiwasraya
Using the right to institute an inquiry could cloud the Jiwasraya issue. Maintaining investor trust is more important.
THE House of Representatives’ (DPR) initiative to establish a committee of inquiry into the Asuransi Jiwasraya scandal looks at first glance to be a good one. The DPR, which has appeared weak, could exercise its function of control over the government. However, closer examination reveals that the political process at the DPR could do more harm than good.
This political maneuver has the potential to disrupt the legal process and the endeavo...