Fri, 30 Nov 2001

Five tried for Rp 1.8b robbery

BOGOR: Five people were tried at Bogor District Court on Thursday for their alleged role in a Rp 1.8 billion robbery at PT Great River here.

The defendants were Antono Dwi Hendaryanto, alias Heru, 36, a dismissed marine officer; Tugiyanto, alias Yanto, 32; Benni, alias Deden Sunarya, 35; Yustinus Lelatobur, 40 and Adisetyo bin Sukamto, 29. Yustinus and Adisetyo were former security guards of PT Great River.

A police officer and Bank Lippo security guard were killed in the robbery, which took place on Aug.31 this year.

The victims, along with a bank cashier, were taking Rp 1.8 billion to the garment producer's factory in Cibinong when the crime occurred. --JP