Indonesia Target Smuggling Drugs Considered to Have Weak Laws
By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Tuesday, July 25 2017 - 18:12 IWST
INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian says Indonesia is a target for drug smuggling because it is considered to have weak laws.
"They (narcotics) see in addition to the potential market, we may be considered weak to act, our laws are considered weak so they (drug dealer) rampant in Indonesia," said Police General Tito Karnavian in Jakarta, Thursday (20/07/2017)
Tito said that he has conveyed to the Police ranks to eradicate drugs and take decisive action against the principal principal.
Tito gave warning to foreign nationals who become drug dealers not to consider Indonesia as one of the main objectives of drug circulation.
"I have emphasized the ranks of the Police to take firm and hard action, especially foreign actors even I have submitted to the custom, that means if they fight, we shoot," said the former Metro Jaya police chief.
The four-star general's policeman exemplifies a number of countries in Southeast Asia such as Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and the Philippines applying strict and "hard" drug laws.
Regarding the disclosure of one-ton shabu-shabu at Anyer Beach in Banten, Tito explained it was thanks to the cooperation between the Police with the Directorate General of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance and the National Narcotics Agency (BNN).
From the result of the disclosure, Polda Metro Jaya and Depok Police officers shot dead Taiwan Sabu-Shab controller Lin Ming Hui, while three others were arrested, Chen Wei Cyuan, Liao Guan Yu and Hsu Yung Li.
From the statement of the suspect, the shabu ships were sent by sea using the Wanderlust Ship that was secured by Customs officers in the waters of Tanjung Berakit, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands, on Saturday (15/7) at dawn.
In addition to securing ships, officers also arrested five crew members namely Tsai Chih Hung, Sun Chih-Feng, Kuo Chun Yuan, Kuo Chun Hsiung and Juang Jin Sheng