Fri, 29 Sep 2000

Drug dealers busted in Bali

DENPASAR, Bali: Badung Police detectives arrested two alleged drug dealers in separate raids early hours on Thursday, seizing 6.8 grams of shabu (crystal metamphetamine) as evidence.

A native from Badung, identified as Iwang Kumawang, was busted in a house on Jl. Gunung Krakatau, while Mohammad Aswan was at his house on Jl. Gunung Sanghyang.

"We received complaints from locals about the activities of a group of youths in the area and it turned out that there were drugs parties taking place," Badung Police Detective chief Sr. Insp. Husein Abubakar said.

Later, it turned out that Iwang and Mohammad were related as they were both involved in drugs transactions, he said. (zen/edt)