Mon, 03 Oct 1994

12 investigated for smuggling

PROBOLINGGO, East Java: The municipal police are investigating twelve people suspected of smuggling electronic goods into Probolinggo.

"The smuggling case will be processed in accordance with the law," Antara quoted municipal police chief Lt. Col. Suyatno as saying here Saturday.

He said the smugglers were foiled when the local police captured a Japanese flag vessel carrying electronic goods, radios, video tapes and sewing machines.

He added that the ship was under the charter of a local shipping company. (rms)