Merdeka.com – Police The Riau Regional Police (Polda) and the Dumai Police have thwarted the circulation of 203 kilograms of methamphetamine and 404,491 ecstasy pills. A total of 16 suspects were arrested in this case.
Riau Police Chief Inspector General M Iqbal said the disclosure was proof that his staff continued to declare war on drug dealers in their area. The arrest of the network took 4 days.
“There was evidence of 203 kg of methamphetamine and 404,491 pills of ecstasy that we managed to confiscate from the drug abuse case. This 203 kg of methamphetamine consists of the first crime scene, namely at Taman Karya Pekanbaru, we carry out forced efforts, of course through the investigation process,” said Iqbal at the press conference. Riau Police Headquarters, Monday (19/9).
Iqbal explained that initially the Drugs and Drugs Directorate team in collaboration with the Intelligence and Security Directorate managed to uncover 100,000 ecstasy pills and 100 kg of crystal methamphetamine with 10 suspects on Sunday, September 11, 2022.
“Then at the second crime scene, namely the Holywood Hotel and the Griya Citra Pekanbaru housing, the next day, 11 kg of crystal methamphetamine was secured with 4 suspects. This was carried out by the Drugs Directorate Team,” he said.
Do not give up until there, the next day the police again did the same thing. The location is right in Bandar Laksamana Bengkalis, it was the turn of the Drug Investigation Unit of the Dumai Police to confiscate 92 kg of crystal methamphetamine and 304,491 pills of ecstasy from 2 suspects.
According to Iqbal, since he became the Riau Police Chief, his members managed to uncover a total of 500 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. Including 203 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine that was recently revealed.
“This shows that we are constantly at war with drug dealers, and it also shows that the Riau Police team continues to perform very extraordinary performances. More than 500 kg of methamphetamine has been uncovered since I was here,” he said.
Iqbal admitted that his party continues to carry out preventive and preventive efforts, including cooperation with neighboring Malaysia.
“In the near future we will coordinate with police Malaysia, to continue to reduce the entry of these illicit goods into our territory,” he concluded.