A Liberian And Wife, Guinean Arrested In Jakarta For Allegedly Sending Fake Jokowi letters

The Jakarta Police cyber crime unit has arrested three people who allegedly made and delivered fake letters on behalf of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to 51 companies, including state-owned enterprises (SOEs). The letters requested them to financially support the President for his re-election bid in 2019.

The suspects are Kaba Sulaiman, 46, a citizen of the Guinea Republic, Daniel, 31, from Liberia, and Daniel’s wife, Ria Situmorang, 26, an Indonesian citizen.

Kaba was arrested at a hotel in South Jakarta, while Daniel and his wife were arrested in Sunter, North Jakarta.

Jakarta Police Spokesman Sr. Comr. Argo Yuwono said the suspects made the letters with state and presidential logos downloaded from the internet.

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Source: News Now/The Jakarta Post

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.