Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Truth or Consequences?
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Truth or Consequences?

Tommy Suharto Sues Garuda and its In-flight Magazine for Mentioning Past Murder Conviction.


Bali News: Truth or Consequences?
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/14/2010)

The in-flight magazine of Garuda Indonesia is being sued by Hutomo Mandala Putra (Tommy Suharto), the businessman son of Indonesia's late-president Soeharto.

Quoted in NusaBali following the commencement of a court proceeding in the case against Garuda, Suharto attorney, Ferry Firman Nurwahya, said: "there is an article in the magazine in which there is no correlation between the article's title and its content. It was published in December 2009."

The monthly in-flight magazine contained an article on the new resort area in Bali at the Pecatu Resort near Dreamland beach. "A New Destination to Enjoy in Bali" stated that the development was owned by Tommy Suharto. Within the body of the article the magazine stated that the owner of the development was a convicted murderer.

Soeharto was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2002 for concealing firearms and explosives, conspiring with others to commit a homicide and obstructing a public official from performing his official duties.

The homicide conviction was in connection with the death of a judge, Agung Syafiuddin Kartasasmita.

In 2005, on appeal to the Supreme Court Soeharto's sentence was reduced to 10 years. With sentence remissions of 31 months, Soeharto walked free from prison in 2008.

Soeharto is suing Pujobroto, Vice President of Corporate Communications, and Prasetyo Budi, Senior Marketing Communications and Promotion, at PT Garuda Indonesia. PT Indo Multi Media, the publishers of the magazine, and two of the magazine's employees are also included in the civil complaint.

Soeharto is demanding a open, published apology in a major newsweekly and two national daily newspapers.

Garuda did not attend the initial court proceeding, claiming they had not received the required summons to appear.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Dry Brollies in Bali
Bali Weather Forecasters Predict Delayed Rains to Finally Fall in November
(10/27/2014)
In Bali Exquisite Music is Child's Play
Twice Weekly Performance of Ancient Balinese Music in Sanur Through February 1, 2015
(10/27/2014)
More is Less
More Warnings About the Disastrous Effects of Uncontrolled Growth in Bali Accommodation Sector
(10/27/2014)
Nusa Penida Conservation Fees to Increase
Klungkung Regency Plans to Increase Entrance Fees for Day Visitors to Nusa Penida by 1,070%
(10/27/2014)
A Failure to Deliver
CEO of Hotel Bali Kuta Residence Facing Trial for Fraudulent Property Deal
(10/27/2014)
Surf's Up
56-Year-Old Australian Dies While Surfing on Kuta Beach
(10/27/2014)
Keeping the Welcome Balinese
Deputy Governor Calls for More Balinese Signage at Airport and Other Key Locations
(10/27/2014)
This Place is for the Birds
Bali Bird Park Celebrates 19 Years of Operations with Special Offers and New Bird Exhibits
(10/27/2014)
Donít Look Now!
Baliís Iconic Panorama at Kintamani Vanishing Behind Illegal Buildings
(10/27/2014)
Baliís Flushed Away Success
3 of 4 Baliís Lakes Now Badly Polluted; Failure to Act Threatens Baliís Supply of Drinking Water
(10/27/2014)
Seeking Permission to Land
Malaysian Airline Flight Makes Emergency Diversion to Bali When Passenger Goes into Labor
(10/27/2014)
Murder at Bali Emerald Villas in Sanur, Bali
Long-Time Bali Resident Bob Ellis Murdered in What Police Believe was Murder-for-Hire Scheme Orchestrated by His Wife, Noor Ellis
(10/24/2014)
All [News]!