JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Criminal Investigation Agency (Bareskrim) of the National Police named the owner of CV Samudera Chemical as a suspect in the acute kidney failure cases which caused the deaths of hundreds of children.
The suspect, initial E, through his company allegedly supplied lethal amounts of ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol, which were then used to produce the syrup medicines that caused acute kidney failures among children.
"We have already conducted a case title to level up to being a suspect," said the Director of Certain Crimes at the Bareskrim Polri, Police Brigadier General Pipit Rismanto as quoted by PMJnews on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
Suspect E and his company CV Samudera Chemical have been simultaneously charged.
"Yes, we will hold the case at the same time as increasing the investigation to immediately determine the suspect," he said.
"The criminal act that occurred has been seen, it has been found by investigators. There are indications that say they (pharmaceutical companies) were bought from there (CV Samudera Chemical). That's clear," he said.