Monday, 3 Zulqaidah 1439 / 16 July 2018

Monday, 3 Zulqaidah 1439 / 16 July 2018

INDEX BERITA

Thai woman arrested in Semarang for carrying 1.15 kg meth

Wednesday, 04 Jul 2018 00:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG -- Walaiwan Boonyiam, a 22-year-old Thai woman, was arrested by the authority at the Ahmad Yani Airport, Semarang, in Central Java Province, for carrying 1.15 kilograms (kg)...

Police arrest international drug dealer in North Sumatra

Sunday, 27 May 2018 13:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The North Sumatra Police has arrested an international drug dealer operating in Malaysia-Aceh-Medan area. Police seized 28.18 kilograms of methamphetamine and 300 ecstasy pills as evidences. The...

Police foil attempt to smuggle crystal meth to Jakarta

Friday, 25 May 2018 00:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Police in the Indonesian province of Riau have foiled an attempt to smuggle 41 kilograms of crystal meth and 44 thousand ecstasy pills, mostly to Jakarta....

Riau police seize 118 kg of crystal meth in four months

Thursday, 03 May 2018 17:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Police in Riau province seized 118 kilograms of crystal meth in the January-April 2018 period. The figure is quite large compared to 121 kilograms for all...

Consuming drugs at wedding party, 23 people arrested

Sunday, 29 Apr 2018 13:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDARLAMPUNG -- Police arrested 23 people on charges of abusing drugs at a wedding party in the Lampung provincial capital of Bandarlampung. They were arrested after the police...

Old City nightclub to be closed down if violates rule: Anies

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 01:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan would not tolerate any discotheque or nightclub in the capital city that violate regulations. All violations will be sanctioned, he remarked. His statement...

Police arrest 90 people on drug, liquor charges in Sidoarjo

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 18:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIDOARJO -- Police in the East Java city of Sidoarjo have arrested 90 people on charges of abusing drugs and liquor in a 12-day raid. During the raid...

Jakarta police seize 142 kilograms of marijuana from Aceh

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 03:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Jakarta Police have seized 142 kilograms of marijuana in North Binjai of North Sumatra. The drug was to be transported from Aceh to the capital...

BNN suggests seizure of assets of drug dealers

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 04:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) suggests seizure of the assets of drug dealers to leave them poor as a deterrent. The agency believed death sentence is...

Jokowi urges Papuan children to stay away from drugs

Friday, 13 Apr 2018 19:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SORONG -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on Papuan children to stay away from drugs. He reminded that drugs can destroy their future."I hope that Papuan children,...

36 nabbed in karaoke hall on drug charges

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 22:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) arrested 36 people in Sense Karaoke at Mangga Dua Square Mall in North Jakarta, Wednesday, on charges of distributing and consuming...

Narcotics agency seizes 7 drug dealers in N Sumatra, Aceh

Tuesday, 03 Apr 2018 02:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- The joint force from the National Narcotics Agency, Provincial Narcotics Offices, and Police Forces have seized seven drug dealers. The authorities said those seven drug dealers...

BNN foils transnational attempt to smuggle Chatinone

Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 16:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The National Drugs Agency (BNN) has foiled a transnational attempt to smuggle "Chatinone" from Malaysia into Dumai City in Riau Province. The arrest was made two...

Riau police confiscate drug worth Rp12.7 billion on street

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018 21:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Riau police have unveiled two international drug syndicates and confiscated 7.5 kilograms of methamphetamine and 5,000 ecstasy pills worth Rp12.7 billion on the street. Five suspects...

Tito Karnavian orders to shoot drug dealers

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018 06:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Police chief Muhammad Tito Karnavian has instructed his staff to act decisively against drug dealers. He ordered the police not hesitate to shoot dead drug...

Smugglers hide drugs inside genitals, rectums

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 13:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BADUNG -- I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport Customs official has detained two residents of Riau with initials S (24) and AP (25), and a Malaysian national AA (23) for...

Indonesia, US cooperate to curb demand for drugs

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 23:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Governments of Indonesia and the United States forged bilateral cooperation to decrease the demand for drugs through a workshop being held in Jakarta on March...

Taiwanese drug dealer shot dead while resisting arrest

Friday, 16 Mar 2018 16:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A Taiwanese narcotics drug dealer identified as Huang Jhong Wei was killed after being shot during a joint operation by the customs office and anti-narcotics agency...

Malaysian drugs dealer killed in Pontianak

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 17:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- A transnational drugs dealer from Malaysia identified as NG Eng Aun, nicknamed Piter, was killed in a raid by the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) in Siantan...

Drug dealers often recruit children as couriers: KPAI

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018 08:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has conveyed that children are susceptible to drug abuse and trafficking as criminals often recruit young children as drug couriers. KPAI...

New types of drugs target children: BNN

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018 07:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) has identified 68 new kinds of drugs during 2017. Most of the drugs were targeted for children as the prey, an...

BNN cracks down on money laundering from drug trafficking

Thursday, 01 Mar 2018 02:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) has arrested three people suspected of money laundering of funds worth Rp6.4 trillion (US$468 million). The money derived from drug trafficking...

Malaysian drug dealer shot dead for trying to escape

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018 03:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A narcotic drug dealer who is a member of a Malaysian drug ring has been shot dead for trying to escape following his arrest by law...

Drugs smuggling reached alarming level: House speaker

Sunday, 25 Feb 2018 04:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Attempts to smuggle large quantities of drugs repeatedly into the country had reached an unprecedented level, House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo stated. He urged the police to...

Investigators search Taiwanese-flagged ship Win Long

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018 09:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A joint team of police and customs investigators are checking a Taiwanese-flagged ship on suspicion of carrying narcotic drugs in Batam, Riau Islands. Director of narcotic...

BNN asks Jakarta govt to close 36 nightclubs

Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 20:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Narcotics Agency (BNN) chief Comr. Gen. Budi Waseso 'Buwas' asked Jakarta Provincial Government to close 36 discotheque or nightclubs in the capital city. He revealed the...

Anies Baswedan to meet head of anti-drug agency

Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 04:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan plans to meet Drug Eradication Agency Head Commissioner General Budi Waseso to seek directives on the 39 discotheques in Jakarta indicated to...

Four suspect, 1.6 tons meth to be transferred to Jakarta

Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 01:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Four suspects involved in a drug smuggling attempt and evidence in the form of 1.6 tons of methamphetamine will be transferred to Jakarta for further investigation....

Police arrests actor Fachri Albar for drug abuse

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 20:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Actor Fachri Albar was arrested by South Jakarta Metro Police for allegedly possessing and using methamphetamine, marijuana, and Dumolid or an anti-depressant. He was arrested at his house...

Indonesian, Chinese customs to halt cross-border drugs trade

Monday, 12 Feb 2018 20:26 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA-- Finance Ministry's Customs Directorate General and the General Administration of China Customs (GACC) have inked an agreement to halt the cross-border trade of drugs and other illicit...

Navy foils attempt to smuggle 1 ton of crystal meth

Monday, 12 Feb 2018 18:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Navy has finally nabbed MV Sunrise Glory and four Taiwanese crew members for smuggling one ton of crystal methamphetamine drugs into Indonesia. The vessel...

BNN seizes 110 kg crystal methamphetamine from Malaysia

Thursday, 08 Feb 2018 01:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotic Agency (BNN) and Customs and Excise Directorate General busted a Malaysia-based drug syndicate and seized 110 kilograms (kg) crystal of methamphetamine and 18...

Three Malaysians arrested for alleged drug smuggling

Saturday, 27 Jan 2018 00:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- West Kalimantan's anti-narcotics agency has arrested three Malaysian nationals, ZL, IS, and SF, for allegedly attempting to smuggle 10 kg of methamphetamine from the neighboring country....

Police seize 18 kg of narcotics in Kampung Ambon

Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018 21:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- JAKARTA -- Cengkareng Police and West Jakarta Metro Police have seized 18 kilograms of ecstasy pills substance during a raid in the notorious drugs haven Kampung...

No drugs mafia in correctional institutions: Minister

Friday, 19 Jan 2018 06:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly declined the allegation that there are drug mafias within the correctional institutions that are being protected. "Of course not,...

Ministry relieves Purworejo prison warden of duty

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 20:26 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Legal and Human Rights Affairs Ministry has relieved the warden of Purworejo prison in Central Java of duty following his arrest by the anti-narcotics agency...

Narcotics agency rehabilitates 1,532 drug users in 2017

Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 05:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) during 2017 has rehabilitated 1,523 drug abusers both at rehabilitation centers and in Penitentiaries. "And (BNN) has provided post-rehabilitation services to 7,829...

BNN reveals 79 drugs suspects shot dead in 2017

Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 04:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) officers have shot dead as many as 79 suspects of illegal drug cases during 2017. "As many as 79 suspects were shot...

Ministry to impose firm sanction on Lion Air pilot

Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017 16:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG -- The Transportation Ministry will impose a firm sanction on a Lion Air pilot found consuming crystal meth, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said. "I am concerned about...

Indonesian, Malaysian police uncover international drug ring

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 16:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUALA LUMPUR -- The Indonesian and Malaysian Police have busted an international drug syndicate based in Malaysia following the arrest of two Indonesians and a Malaysian man on...