Anti-drug agency nabs drug kingpin in Riau

Pekanbaru, Riau (ANTARA News) - The National Anti Drug Agency (BNN) has succeeded in catching a drug kingpin in the district of Bengkalis, Riau

BNN nabbed KR on Sunday morning in the sub-district of Mandau, chief of Riau BNN police Adj.Sr.Comr. Haldun said here on Sunday.

Haldun said BNN also arrested KRs wife and three other suspects and confiscated 0.5 kilograms of methamphetamine worth Rp2 billion on the street.

Haldun said KR has long been in the police list of wanted men. He is known to be a supplier of drugs for night recreation centers in Pekanbaru.

KR is a recidivist with long list of criminal record , Haldun said, adding KR was charged with involvement in number of robberies.

"KR carried firearm when committing robberies but we have yet to find the firearm," he said.

Currently KR and his wife and three other suspects were detained for investigation in Pekanbaru.(*)