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Tabanan councilor used drugs because of family issues: Police

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Jakarta | Fri, June 16, 2017 | 08:23 pm
Tabanan councilor used drugs because of family issues: Police A Tabanan councilor, identified only as INPW (right), and his friend were arrested at a hotel in Central Jakarta. (kompas.com/Akhdi Martin Pratama)

A councilor of Tabanan, Bali, who was recently arrested for alleged drug use, consumed the drugs because of a family problem, the Jakarta Police has said.

"The perpetrator had a family problem that made him consume the drugs," Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Argo Yuwono said as quoted by kompas.com on Friday. 

The councilor, identified only as INPW, and his friend, LOS, 19, were arrested for alleged drug use during a police raid of a hotel in Pecenongan, Central Jakarta, on Tuesday.

Argo alleged the councilor consumed the drugs once.

During the raid, the cops also seized 1.8 grams of crystal methamphetamine, a bong and 2,053 ecstasy pills. (agn)

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