Meth distributors held in West Jakarta

Meth distributors  held in West Jakarta
Indonesian policemen guard drug dealer Wong Chi Ping as they leave the court room after his trial in West Jakarta district court, November 13, 2015. An Indonesian court sentenced a drug leader from Hong Kong to death on Friday for possession of more than 860 kg (1,900 lb) of methamphetamines in one of the country's biggest drug busts in years.
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Jakarta- The West Jakarta Police have arrested two men, identified only as MS and WA on Jl. TSS Raya in Tambora for selling crystal methamphetamine (shabu-shabu).

West Jakarta Police narcotics unit head Adj. Sr. Comr. Afrisal explained that the police initially caught MS on Jl. TSS Raya on Tuesday evening.

After questioning MS the police confiscated the meth, locally known as shabu-shabu, packed in three cigarette boxes, each of which was 1.45 grams in weight.

According to Afrisal, during the investigation, MS said that he received the drugs from his friend, WA, who lived not far from the street.

"Having acquired the information, the police immediately searched for and arrested WA in his house," Afrisal said, as quoted by wartakota.tribunnews.com.

He further explained that the police seized four packets of meth weighing a total of 1.85 grams when they arrested WA.

The suspects, who are currently being detained in the West Jakarta Police headquarters, will be charged under Article 114 of Law No. 35/2009 on narcotics, with a maximum sentence of six years in prison.

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