Police arrest trafficker of methamphetamine

Banjarmasin, (ANTARA News) – South Kalimantan police has nabbed a drug trafficker found with a parcel of methamphetamine in his belt.

“The trafficker was arrested on Friday last week when about to sell the drug on a narrow street at the South Banjarmasin sub-district,” South Kalimantan police spokesman Adj. Sr.Com, Matsari said here on Monday.

Matsari said police had long been suspicious of the activities of the suspect identified as AF (27) until finally police received information from a member of the local community that drug transaction is about to take place in the location.

Upon receiving the information police moved fast to arrest AF in that location and search his body.

“We found a package of 0.22 gram of methamphetamine slipped in his waist,” he said, adding police still were investigating the networks to which the suspect belonged.

In Martapura,also in South Kalimantan, a few kilometers southeast of here, the Banjar subdistrict police arrested another trafficker of illicit drug, the type of Carnophen Zenith.

Head of the Banjar police Adj. Sr.Com. Takdir Mattanete said here on Sunday the suspect identified as Supriadi was nabbed on Friday last week.

The suspect was arrested on information from a member of the local community.

“We moved upon receiving the information and we found the suspects with thye illicit drugs in his body,” Takdir said, adding there were 22 Carnophen Zenith pills in plastic.

Police also confiscated a cash of Rp94,000 as a proof when the case is brought to court, he said.

Source: ANTARA News