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National scene: Boat used to smuggle 1 ton meth caught

  • The Jakarta Post

Batam | Mon, July 17 2017 | 12:13 am

PREMIUM National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian said the 11th-hour arrest of the members of an international drug syndicate that smuggled 1 ton of crystal methamphetamine into Indonesia was very alarming.

“How could they carry [the drugs] from Taiwan all the way to Anyer [in Banten] without being detected?” Tito asked in Jakarta on Sunday.

“This is a reminder to us that the monitorin...