Police seize 134 kilograms of crystal meth in N Sumatra

Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Police in North Sumatra province have seized 134 kilograms of crystal meth and arrested two drug suspects.

One of the suspects, identified by his initials as SPD, was arrested early last Thursday (Aug 31) at Platina Street in Medan, capital of North Sumatra province, spokesperson of the North Sumatra Provincial Police Senior Commissioner Rina Sari Ginting stated here on Tuesday.

During the raid, the police seized 134 packages of crystal meth believed to have been smuggled by a drug syndicate from Malaysia, she noted.

It is believed that the drug syndicate has circulation networks in Aceh, Medan, and Jakarta.

Based on the results of the investigation into SPD, the police found that the 41-year old man acted as a courier who received and kept the crystal meth, she added.

The police later arrested a member of the drug syndicate, identified by his initials as AK, at Listrik Street in Medan at around 09.00 a.m. on Sunday (Sept 3), she revealed.

The 34-year old AK also played a role as a courier who brought the crystal meth from Aceh to Medan, she explained.

Source: ANTARA News

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