Friday, 18 October 2019 | 07:04 WIB

Banda Aceh Police Arrest Nine Crystal Meth Users

Banda Aceh Police Arrest Nine Crystal Meth Users (pixabay)

BANDA ACEH, NETRALNEWS.COM - The Banda Aceh city police in Aceh Province have arrested nine suspected drug users from different locations over the last three days.

"Nine suspected crystal meth users have been arrested in the jurisdiction of the Banda Aceh city police in the past few days," said Commissioner Syafran, chief of the city police's drug unit..

The nine suspects are identified by their initials as JL, S, O, AR, MM, BI, HN, and MR, all of them Aceh Besar residents, and AA, a resident of Banda Aceh. They are aged between 19 and 31.

The police also seized several grams of crystal meth and mobile phones from the suspects. Six of the suspects were arrested while they were consuming crystal meth at a house in Gampong Meunasah Kulam, Aceh Besar, in the wee hours of Wednesday.

"They were arrested after the police received a tip-off from the public that there was crystal meth in the house of suspect JL," he revealed. Syafran said police officers had spied on the house in the two weeks prior to the raid.