Rich Prisoners

Disgraced tax official Gayus Tambunan, serving a 30-year sentence for bribery, money-laundering and passport forgery, made waves yet again this week when a photo circulated online purporting to show him dining at a restaurant with two unidentified women in Jakarta. It is a public secret that for a price, rich prisoners can obtain a wide range of special privileges such as air-conditioned cells, TVs and cell phones, conjugal visits and even weekend furloughs.

Kompas - September 23, 2015