The head of Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN) said Thursday that police should be prepared to shoot suspected drug dealers on the spot. His comments are the latest indication that senior officials in the country favor the sort of extrajudicial approach to suppressing the drug trade underway in the Philippines, as quoted from TIME.
An Australian man has been detained in Bali after a small amount of marijuana and anti-depressants were allegedly found in his luggage.
Bali Provincial Police Chief Petrus Golose said Davidson is still in Indonesia. “The Australian has not yet (fled out of country) and is still in Indonesia. (He is) the focus of a search on the border between Indonesia and Timor-Leste.” he told reporters today.
National Narcotics Agency Bali Province (BNNP) arrested United States man, identified by his initials CB, while picking up a package containing hashish-type drugs at Post Office, Sunset Road, Kuta
Bali is in the grip of a drug crisis verging on a ‘state of emergency’ with drug abuse cases reaching 62,457 last year, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika….
She further explained the ecstasy might be worth around Rp600 billion, and the pills could kill some 2.4 million people.
Roman Kalashnikov who was caught carrying 2.9 kilograms of cannabis infused toothpaste into Bali has been sentenced to 17 years in prison and fined to the amount of IDR 2 billion or four months additional imprisonment – if he doesn’t pay it.
Indonesia’s anti-drugs chief, frustrated by rampant drug trade in prisons, has suggested jails be guarded by ghosts because they cannot be bribed on Wednesday.
Personnel of the Denpasar Resort Police in Indonesian Province of Bali nabbed an Italian student, identified as Jan Andrea Jentilini (25), for alleged drug abuse., as quoted from Antara News.
One tonne of the drug, also known as shabu, was seized after a raid of a hotel in Serang in Banten on the island of Java.