Indonesian anti drug agency uncovers Malaysian-based international syndicate

Indonesian anti drug agency uncovers Malaysian-based international syndicate

Commission General Police Budi Waseso. (ANTARA/Puspa Perwitasari)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The National Anti Drug Agency (BNN) has arrested three couriers of an international drug syndicates and confiscated methamphetamine and ecstasy in Medan, North Sumatra.

The three identified as MY (38), SN (41) and HS (47) were arrested on Monday with 3,000 ecstasy pill, but after investigations BNN found more drugs, BNN chief police Com.Gen. Budi Waseso said here on Tuesday.

Altogether BNN confiscated 11 kilograms of methamphetamine and 10,840 ecstasy pills, smuggled into the country from Malaysia, he said.

BNN also confiscated three motorcycles and a cash of Rp30 million and six hand phones, Budi Waseso said.

The suspects told BNN investigators that the drugs were to be distributed in the new year.
(Uu.B003/H-ASG)

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