Rabu , 19 Juli 2017, 18:47 WIB

Jakarta police shoot dead drug smuggler of Malaysian network

Red: Reiny Dwinanda
www.metro.co.uk
Jakarta's Metro Jaya Police have shot dead a drug smuggler identified by his initial as J for resisting arrest on Monday. (Illustration)
Jakarta's Metro Jaya Police have shot dead a drug smuggler identified by his initial as J for resisting arrest on Monday. (Illustration)

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 in West Jakarta on Monday.

J had been involved in the Malaysia-Batam-Jakarta drug trafficking network, with 6.5 kilograms of methamphetamine in his possession during the raid.

"Another perpetrator M has been detained," Senior Commissioner Argo Yuwono, spokesman of the Jakarta Police, said here, Wednesday.

The police have interrogated M to investigate about the illicit drug network.

Senior Commissioner Nico Afinta, director of the narcotic investigation department of the Jakarta Police, said his personnel had monitored the network for a week.

Based on a tip-off, police officers managed to arrest the drug trafficker from the Season City apartment in West Jakarta on Monday (July 17).

Since long, J had smuggled methamphetamine into Batam, Riau Islands, from Malaysia via sea and sent the illicit drugs to Jakarta by land.

The police are currently on the lookout for Ramdan, another suspect believed to be a drug supplier.

The Jakarta police also seized a bank account worth Rp1.5 billion, three cars, an apartment, and several cellular phones during the raid.

Sumber : Antara