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Tabanan councilor arrested in Jakarta drug bust

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Jakarta | Thu, June 15, 2017 | 12:13 pm
Tabanan councilor arrested in Jakarta drug bust Police personnel stand guard in front of a hotel in Petamburan, Central Jakarta, during a drug raid on Jan. 29, 2016. (JP/Wienda Parwitasari)

The Jakarta Police have arrested a councilor from Tabanan, Bali, for alleged drug use.

The councilor, who belongs to the Golkar Party, was identified as INPW.

He was arrested during a police raid of a hotel in Pecenongan, Central Jakarta.

"Yes, we have arrested INPW. Our team is still conducting the investigation," said Jakarta Police narcotics unit head Sr. Comr. Nico Afinta as quoted by kompas.com on Thursday. 

Police are currently tracking down another suspect who was allegedly involved in the case. 

However, Nico declined to reveal details of the crime as police would soon officially announce the case to the public. 

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