Tue, 25 Oct 1994

Police seize 162 kg of drug

PALEMBANG, South Sumatra: Police have confiscated 162 kilograms of marijuana and arrested 46 men suspected of drug trafficking.

Quoting police sources, Antara reported yesterday that the authorities have also seized 190 grams of marijuana seeds and handled 20 drug-related cases.

Police said trained police dogs had contributed mightily to the operation.

Police found that the most common technique employed by the traffickers is placing marijuana under piles of fruit, flour, mothballs and perfume, and then wrapping it with sajadah, Moslem praying attire.(pwn)