PNG to cancel 'Joe Chan' passport
- Published: 25 Jan 2013 at 11.26
- Online news:
Papua New Guinea will revoke the passport it issued to a fugitive Indonesian banker convicted of embezzling 546 billion rupiah (1.7bn baht) in bailout funds meant for his bank during the 1998 Asian financial crisis.
Djoko Tjandra fled Indonesia in 2009, one day before he was convicted in absentia by the Supreme Court for misuing government bailout funds intended for the now defunct Bank of Bali.
Mr Djoko was sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to return the money.
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