‘Rujak’ Seller Arrested for Distributing Crystal Methamphetamine in Bali


Rujak (traditional fruit salad) seller from Jember, East Java, was arrested for distributing Crystal Methamphetamine or locally known as shabu-shabu in front of a department store in Semarapura, Klungkung regency, Bali, on Monday.

“From the suspect, we secured shabu – shabu weighing 0.37 grams,” said Chief of Klungkung Police Narcotics Investigation Unit, Adjunct Commissioner Dewa Gede Artana.

According to him, the suspect with the initials SS (24) every day sells rujak around on a motorbike. At that time, the suspect was riding a motorcycle when officers were suspicious of the suspect movements and decided to follow him.

The suspect at the time was with S (31), who are also from Jember and stay in the area of Jimbaran, Badung regency.

Both stopped in front of a bank office in Jalan Arjuna, Semarapura, to take the goods. Officer was more suspicious until finally chase both of them.

SS and S were searched by police. From SS, the officer found the shabu-shabu. But SS did not know the contents of the goods taken. “I was asked to help a friend to get the goods in front of Bank.,” said SS.

He also said he did not know that the cigarette pack was contained with shabu-shabu. To take the goods, SS earns Rp300 thousand.

As a result of the action, SS is charged under Article 112 Paragraph 1 of Law Number 35 of 2009 on Narcotics. “The one we define as a suspect is just SS, while his partner is a witness,” said Gede Artana.

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