BANDUNG - Customs Supervisory Office and Custom Madya Pabean A Type Service of Bandung thwart smuggling of narcotics type methamphetamine alias cystal meth as much as 1.2 kg.
Head of Regional Office of the Directorate General of Customs of West Java Saifullah Nasution said the arrest of the perpetrators started from the suspicion of the officer against a passenger plane Silk Air route Singapore-Bandung.
"A Thai citizen initial BS (36), box-faced man, brown-skinned, dark-haired curls, skinny stature with a height of about 157 cm, arrested Bandung Customs officers, Husein Sastranagara Airport, right at the time of Ied al Fitri, 16 June 2018.
"When examined more deeply against the luggage in question, found white crystal powder allegedly methamphetamine in the wall of the rucksack belongs to the concerned," said Saifullah in exposure in Customs Supervisory Office and Customs Service Type A Bandung, Monday (25/6 / 2018).
After a laboratory test in Jakarta, the white powder was identified as methamphetamine aka crystal meth. "From the BS, who can not speak in English or Indonesian, the officers seized almost 1.2 kilograms of crystal meth, whose value reached Rp 2.3 billion," he explained
Saifullah mentions the results of this disclosure, assuming that every gram of methamphetamine can be consumed by seven people, the number of successfully rescued as many as 8,085 inhabitants.
He estimates the perpetrators to assess the condition in Indonesia is off guard, because people who are busy celebrating Eid al-Fitr. However, he asserted, if the task of supervision by West Java Customs, especially Bandung, not receding.
"Evidently, our officers managed to take action against this drug smuggling action methamphetamine type," said Saifullah.
Meanwhile, Head of Sub Directorate IV of West Java Police Drug Investigation Division, AKBP Herryanto added that the police are still developing the disclosure made by Customs. His side did not deny if constrained communication with the concerned.
"We are already communicating with the Embassy of Thailand in Indonesia because we are foreign nationals, especially those who do not speak English or Indonesian, but we are still trying to develop the case," said Herryanto.
As a result of this action, the perpetrators snared Article 102 letter e of Law Number 17 of 2006 on Amendment of Law Number 10 Year 1995 regarding Customs. And, Article 113 paragraph (2) of Law No. 35 of 2009 on Narcotics.
"He is threatened with life imprisonment, even death penalty," he concluded. (Even)