A drug suspect is being paraded during a press conference at the National Anti-Narcotics Agency headquarters in Jakarta on Thursday. (Antara Photo/Aprillio Akbar)



JULY 25, 2019

The National Anti-Narcotics Agency has been hard at work dismantling drug rings throughout the country in the first half of this year. From January to July, the agency has confiscated more than Rp 60 billion worth of assets belonging to the drug rings, including a drug factory, two rice-cutting machines, 30 cars, 21 motorbikes, 440 teakwood logs, jewelry and cash to the tune of Rp 11 billion. Many of the drug rings were also involved in money laundering,