Six Foreign Nationals Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Bali

Crime | December 18, 2019, Wednesday // 18:48| Views: | Comments: 0
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Indonesian authorities say they have arrested six foreigners accused of trying to smuggle drugs into the tourist island of Bali, the Associated Press reported.

A Swiss, Thai, Singaporean, Chilean, and two Hong Kong men dressed in orange prison clothing were brought with their hands and feet at a press conference in the provincial capital of Bali Denpasar.

A Bali customs spokesman said the detainees had been arrested separately at their arrival at the airport. Most have tried to transfer only a few grams of marijuana, cocaine or meth. Only the two Hong Kong nationals carried larger quantities of drugs in their luggage, respectively 3.2 and 4 kg meth.

Indonesia has extremely harsh drug laws and drug dealers are sometimes sentenced to death, the AP reported.

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