Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Police in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan arrested 1,143 suspected drug traffickers and abusers in the first seven months of this year.

"Most of the suspected drug traffickers have undergone legal process and the rest is being investigated intensively," Chief of the Drug Detective Unit at the Medan City Policy Commissioner Wahyudi said on Sunday.

He said the police also seized 75 grams of hashish, 1.9 grams of heroin, 11,450.59 grams of crystal meth, 48,897.5 ecstasy pills and 4,635 Happy Five pills.

He said 642 of the suspects were aged more than 30 years, 222 between 25 and 29, 204 between 20 and 24, and 75 between 16 and 19.(*)

Editor: Heru Purwanto
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