Former Jakarta Police Chief reported as suspect in treason case

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Retired Jakarta Police Chief Commissioner General Police Muhammad Sofyan Jacob is reported to be a suspect in a treason investigation.

According to a source at the National Police Headquarters Criminal Investigation Unit, the case is being investigated by the National Police Criminal Investigation Unit, said the Head of the Jakarta Police Public Relations Senior Commissioner Argo Yuwono, in Jakarta on Monday.

Sofyan was supposed to be questioned as a suspect at the Jakarta Police Criminal Investigation Directorate (Ditreskrimum) on Monday, but did not attend, telling officials he was ill.

Meanwhile, Ahmad Yani, legal counsel to Sofyan Jacob, confirmed the inspection schedule. However, because his client was unable to attend, Ahmad Yani came to the Regional Police to deliver a letter requesting the meeting be rescheduled.

Ahmad Yani said he was ready to present Sofyan next week. However, a decision about the next meeting has not been announced.

According to Ahmad Yani, his client had been earlier named a suspect in the Jakarta Police investigation.

Source: Antara News