Indonesian Police Hunt Down Suspect Related to the Syrup Medicine That Caused Acute Kidney Failure in Children

- 25 November 2022 13:11 WIB
Director of Special Crimes at the Bareskrim Polri Brigadier General Pipit Rismanto. (PMJnews)
Director of Special Crimes at the Bareskrim Polri Brigadier General Pipit Rismanto. (PMJnews)

JAKATADAILY.ID – The Criminal Investigation Agency (Bareskrim) of the National Police is still hunting down a suspect with the initial "E," the owner of CV Samudra Chemical, in relation to the acute kidney failure cases.

Police Brigadier General Pipit Rismanto said that until now E's whereabouts are still unknown. Pipit added that investigators are now in the process of banning E from going abroad.

"We are still searching for (the suspect). We are still processing (to ban the suspect from going abroad)," confirmed Pipit on Thursday, November 24, 2022.

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Pipit explained that the whereabouts of suspect E had not been known since E’s company was found to have supplied raw materials containing lethal amounts ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol to pharmaceutical companies.

Pipit said that in order to carry out the ban, police investigators must take care of administrative requirements which will take some time.

Additionally, investigators are preparing to summons for questioning. If E does not comply with the summons, investigators will issue an arrest warrant and ban him from going abroad.

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"We have prepared a warrant to bring him in. We have to find his whereabouts first, then use a warrant to bring him," he explained.


Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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