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(From The Jakarta Post)
The Central Jakarta District Court on Tuesday sentenced tycoon Probosutedjo, the half-brother of former President Soeharto, to four- years imprisonment after finding him guilty of embezzling state reforestation funds.
Presiding Judge Muhammad Saleh also ordered that Probo return Rp 100.9 billion (US$11.2 million) to the state and to pay a fine of Rp 30 million.
The defendant, however, will remain free pending an appeal.
Another factor that prevented Probo from going to jail immediately was the fact that he was considered by the judges to have been cooperative during the trial.
Probo, a director of timber …