Central Banking

Sabirin Sjahril to go on trial quickly

The Jakarta provincial prosecutor's office will soon submit the dossier onsuspended Bank Indonesia governor Sjahril Sabirin to the Central Jakartadistrict court, a prosecutor said last Wednesday. Andi Syarifuddin,assistant prosecutor for special crimes, said Sjahril was charged withordering the reimbursement of a Rp904bn ($101.5m) interbank loan guaranteedby the government in a move which has become known as the Bank Baliscandal. The state prosecutors allege that Sjahril had given an orderbet