Probosutedjo passes away

Probosutedjo passes away

Probosutedjo (ANTARA PHOTO/Rosa Panggabean)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Probosutedjo, the younger brother of the late second president of Indonesia Soeharto, reportedly died at the age of 87 this Monday morning.

"Yes, he died at the Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital (RSCM) at 7:55 a.m. local time this morning. We received this information from Mrs. Titiek," Dina, the personal staff of Siti Hediati Harijadi (Titiek Soeharto), noted here on Monday.

Dina remarked that the late Probosutedjo was temporarily kept at the funeral home in Jakarta on Diponegoro Street No. 20.

The body will then be brought to Yogyakarta at 3:30 p.m. local time to be buried there.

"The funeral home is at the Soeharto Museum in Bantul District, Yogyakarta, while the burial will be held at the Gedong Cemetery, Kemusuk Hamlet, Bantul District, Yogyakarta," she noted.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Central Board of the Working Party Badaruddin Andi Picunang noted that Tommy Suharto, chairman of the Working Party, was scheduled to visit Yogyakarta to attend the funeral of Probosutedjo.

"Currently, Mr. Tommy is still in Bali and will then go to Yogyakarta," he stated.

The Working Party expressed its deep condolences over the demise of Probosutedjo, the younger brother of the late H.M. Soeharto and the father-in-law of Andre Lantang K.

Reported by Rangga Pandu Asmara Jingga