(real name Hutomo Mandala Putra
) (July 15, 1962) is the youngest son of Suharto
, the former President
. In 2002 he was found guilty and jailed for giving the order for the assassination/killing of a Supreme Court Judge of the Republic of Indonesia, Syafiuddin Kartasasmita, SH.
Bali Land Scandals
Tommy in the 80s used the Indonesian Army to force landowners in the Nusa Dua
and Dreamland Beach
areas to sell land at cheap prices to a company controlled by him. Today this land is reported to be still owned by him. His company leases this land to many mega resort operators including Starwood
, and Hilton
Tommy was convicted and sentenced in 2002 to fifteen years jail for paying a hitman
to kill Syafiuddin Kartasasmita, a Supreme Court judge who had convicted him of graft
. Other charges include illegal weapons possession and running from the law.
He received a fifteen year sentence and served part of it in Cipinang Penitentiary Institution
(LP Cipinang), Jatinegara
, East Jakarta
. His sentence was reduced to ten years on appeal, and he was given conditional release on October 30, 2006. "Lucky Tommy," The Economist
Nov. 2, 2006.
On August 28, 2008, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated that Bank Mandiri had been directed to... Read More