Jambi (ANTARA) - The Jambi Police has brought to light three cases of illicit drugs, with the arrest of seven suspects and confiscation of methamphetamine and dried marijuana amounting to Rp1 billion.

Jambi Police Chief Senior Commissioner Dover Christian stated here on Saturday that within 48 hours, the narcotics investigation unit had managed to blow the lid off three drug syndicates in Jambi.

In the first case, Christian revealed that the police had seized 768.19 grams of methamphetamine from two locations in Solok Sipin Village and Murni Village.

The police arrested two suspects in the case, identified by their initials as AMH and LS.

In the second case, the police seized 140 grams of dried marijuana in Thehok, South Jambi, and arrested two suspects ANH and APP, Christian stated.

Three more suspects -- JM, DRW, and TRH -- were arrested in the third case.

The police also seized 34.73 grams of methamphetamine in 24 packages.

According to Christian, in the three cases, the police seized 802.92 grams of meth placed in 45 packages and 140 grams of dried marijuana kept in four packages.

The seven suspects are charged with article 114 and 111 of Law No. 35 of 2009 on narcotics that carries a jail term of 6-20 years. Related news: Jambi BNN arrests four, confiscates 4.9-kg meth, 1,400 ecstasy pills
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