Sat, 23 Aug 2003

16,000 pirated CDs, VCDs seized

BOGOR: Police seized at least 16,000 pirated compact discs (CD) and video compact discs (VCD) from a number of shops and street traders on Thursday evening.

Bogor Police deputy chief First Insp. Djadjang Nurdjaman said on Friday that the CDs/VCDs had been seized from 16 traders at Mal Jambu Dua, Shangrilla Sukasari, Hero Padjajaran, Pasar Anyar and Taman Topi.

The traders admitted that the CDs/VCDs were bought in Glodok, West Jakarta, for between Rp 2,000 (24 U.S. cents) and Rp 4,000 each and were sold in Bogor for between Rp 5,000 and Rp 7,000 each. -- JP