Bob Hasan is accused of corruption in connection with forestry photography funds worth Rp2.6 trillion. The case represents only a fraction of the dealings of this close friend of ex-president Suharto.
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It’s the first trial of the closest crony of former president Suharto. Last Wednesday, Suharto’s golf and fishing partner, Mohammad "Bob" Hasan, took the defendant’s seat at the Central Jakarta district court. Controlling millions of hectares of forest in Indonesia, the 69-year-old dubbed the "King of the Jungle" is accused of manipulating funds in the amount of US$334 million, or around Rp2.6 trillion, from forestry photo and mapp
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