Jakarta. An alleged drug mule was arrested with around 17 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine during a drug raid in Indonesia's border with Malaysia in Sambas district, West Kalimantan, on Sunday (17/04).
Sambas Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Sunaryo told Okezone.com the drugs were smuggled from Serikin, Malaysia, to Sinam Pemangkat subdistrict by 30-year-old drug courier Murni, a resident of Penjajab village.
He was arrested with 17 packages of crystal meth each containing around one kilogram of meth wrapped in aluminum foil while driving a pick up truck during police’s routine raid at around 6.30 p.m.
The courier told police that the drugs belonged by a man identified as J.U.M. and were meant to be delivered to a man named Hendro, living in Sinam Pemangkat subdistrict.
Police are pursuing other suspects and a police team has been deployed to the provincial capital Pontianak for further investigation, Sunaryo said.