The Indonesian low-cost Airline Lion Air has, once again, had its reputation and safety procedures called into question just as Indonesia enters into its busiest travel period over the Idul Fitri Holidays, as quoted from Bali Discovery.
Ngurah Rai Customs and Excise Office of Bali has arrested a French citizen for allegedly carrying 14 grams of cannabis in his suitcase
Stefani Anindia Hadi (25), was arrested at Ngurah Rai Airport last Thursday (08/06) whilst carrying 9,675 ecstasy pills that were wrapped in four large plastic bags, which she had hidden in her carry-on bag.
The police seized at least 19,000 ecstasy pills an estimated value of Rp 9.5 billion, or about $7 million at Akasaka, a popular nightclub in Denpasar, Bali, on Monday, The Jakarta Post reported.
A German man, identfied by initials PMS has reportedly been arrested by National Narcotics Agency (BNN) Bali officers after getting caught with a substance that is alleged to be cannabis, at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport, as quoted from Coconuts Bali.
A 28-year-old New Zealand woman who landed as “high as kite” at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport on August 31, 2016, has seen her stay in Bali extended for an additional 2.5 years by judges in a Denpasar courtroom, as quoted from Bali Discovery.
The Denpasar Police have arrested a Russian woman for the alleged possession of 0.37 grams of crystal methamphetamine, as quoted from The Jakarta Post.
Giuseppe “Joe” Serafino, 48, and former Reuters correspondent David Fox were arrested in Sanur last October for allegedly possessing 7.32 grams and 9.83 grams of hashish respectively.
Most of Indonesia’s airline accidents have involved pilots who tested positive for drugs, including a Lion Air jet that slammed into the sea four years ago while trying to land on the tourist island of Bali, the chief of the national narcotics agency said.
Russian National has been arrested by customs officials at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport for attempting to smuggle marijuana from Malaysia to Bali.