Wednesday, 5 Zulqaidah 1439 / 18 July 2018

Wednesday, 5 Zulqaidah 1439 / 18 July 2018

INDEX BERITA

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

BNN seizes 30 of meth from Malaysia-Aceh drug network

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 14:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotic Agency (BNN) seized crystal methamphetamine weighing 30 kilograms and arrested a 18-year-old man believed to be member of the Malaysia-Aceh drug trafficking network, in...

Australian man faces charges of drug possession in Bali

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 21:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- An Australian man has been detained in Bali after allegedly being found at the international airport with a mix of marijuana and tobacco, and dozens of...

Jokowi launches national campaign against drugs abuse

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 17:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has launched a nationwide campaign to eradicate illegal drugs and drug abuse at the Graha Wisata Cibubur Camping Site, East Jakarta, on...

Aceh foils attempt to smuggle drugs from Malaysia

Friday, 22 Sep 2017 05:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Narcotic Agency (BNN), the Aceh customs and excise office, and the Aceh narcotic office (Aceh BNN) have foiled an attempt to smuggle 137.75 kilograms...

Police detain Swedish national on charges of drug possession

Monday, 28 Aug 2017 20:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SABANG -- Officers of the Sabang Police have detained a Swedish citizen for possession of hashish. After receiving a tip-off from a local inhabitant, Jacob Alexander Ragnar was...

Several Malaysians support drug trafficking in Indonesia: BNN

Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 00:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Several Malaysians have supported drug trafficking in Indonesia by allowing smuggling of drugs from Malaysia to Indonesia, an official said. "Malaysia still supports drug trafficking...

Police destroy tons of narcotics

Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017 20:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The police have destroyed 1.4 tons of methamphetamine and 1.2 million ecstasy pills, which were seized in various narcotics cases, using an incinerator at the Angkasapura...

Perth father who set daughters on fire, is jailed

Friday, 04 Aug 2017 00:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PERTH -- A Perth man who doused his two young daughters in petrol and set one of them alight has been sentenced to 17 years jail. Edward John Herbert,...

Tasmanian police uncover hydroponic cannabis worth of $520k

Friday, 04 Aug 2017 00:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TASMANIA -- A southern Tasmanian man has been charged with drug trafficking after police uncovered a sophisticated hydroponic cannabis operation. Tasmanian police have seized more than 8 kilograms of...

Bali district court sentences Russian to 9 years in jail

Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017 01:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- A panel of judges in Bali District in Court sentenced Alexey Prusov (28), a Russian citizen, to nine years in prison, with a fine of Rp2...

Jokowi calls firm action against narcotic drug dealers

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 08:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reiterated his call for firm action against narcotic drug dealers here on Friday. "Do not give them any tolerance, because we are now...

Jakarta police shoot dead drug smuggler of Malaysian network

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 18:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Jakarta's Metro Jaya Police have shot dead a drug smuggler identified by his initial as J for resisting arrest and attempting to snatch a police gun...

Police seize one ton illicit drug from Taiwanese network

Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 19:11 WIB

JAKARTA – Joint Team of Directorate of Drugs Jakarta and Depok Metro Police have seized one ton of crystal methamphetamin from Taiwanese drug dealer on Wednesday (July 12) evening. The...

Indonesia observes international day against drug abuse

Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 12:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government observed International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking at the Indonesian Miniature Park, East Jakarta, on Thursday. The event was attended by...

Jakarta police names legislator as drug suspect

Saturday, 17 Jun 2017 01:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Jakarta Metropolitan Police have named a member of the Tabanan District Legislative Council (DPRD) in Bali Province as a suspect in an alleged drug abuse...

Nearly 190,000 arrested for narcotic crimes in China

Sunday, 26 Jun 2016 22:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIJING -- Police arrested 189,313 suspects involved in narcotics-related crimes over over the last 17 months, the Supreme People's Procuratorate revealed Saturday. There were 217,503 prosecutions for drug offences...

President to attend 2016 International Anti-Narcotic Day on June 26

Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 22:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla are scheduled to attend the 2016 International Anti-Narcotic Day at the Parking Square on Cengkeh Street in downtown...

Minister: Narcotics threaten Indonesia's productive generation

Friday, 06 Mar 2015 02:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- Indonesia faces a threat to its productive generation as a great number of young people are addicted to drugs or die of narcotics abuse every day,...

Indonesian ulamas launch national campaign against narcotic drugs

Sunday, 26 Oct 2014 14:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The Indonesia Ulamas Council (MUI) launched a national campaign against narcotic drugs at the commemoration of the Islamic New Year at Bung Karno stadium on Sunday. The...

Leaders of an Islamic organization regret the clemency for drug convicts

Saturday, 13 Oct 2012 22:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The executive board of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the country`s largest Islamic organization, said they regreted clemency granted by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) for two drug convicts....

Jakarta police destroy 1.1 trillion IDR worth of drugs

Thursday, 05 Jul 2012 23:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Jakarta Police destroyed various types of previously confiscated illegal drugs worth 1.1 trillion IDR near Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, in Tangerang, Banten province, on Thursday. "The drugs are...