Aceh Police Burns 215 Kg of Marijuana

Antara    •    Senin, 24 Aug 2015 15:46 WIB
narcotics
Aceh Police Burns 215 Kg of Marijuana
215,5 kilogram of Marijuana was burnt in the yards of the Banda Aceh Police Resort headquarters, August 24, 2015 (Photo: Antara Foto / Ampelsa)

Metrotvnews.com, Banda Aceh: 215,5 kilogram of Marijuana was burnt in the yards of the Banda Aceh Police Resort headquarters. The narcotics evidence elimination proceedings was held on Monday (8/24/2015).

The marijuana was the evidence seized from suspect M Yusuf bin Zakaria, 45, a resident of  Gampong Tibang, Syiah Kuala District, Banda Aceh.

Banda Aceh Deputy Police Chief, Police Grand Commissioner Adjutant Sugeng Hs said the suspect was arrested on Thursday (6/25/2015) at 02.00AM local time in Jalan Hasan Saleh, Neuseu Aceh, Banda Aceh. "When arrested, the suspect was carrying 166 packets of marijuana. After being weighed, the total weight amount reached 216 kilograms," said AKBP Sugeng Hs.

Aside from marijuana, police had also secured three pills of extacy, one mobile phone and a minibus with the plate number of BL 116 EZ. "Meanwhile the marijuana being exterminated was at 215.5 kilograms. The rest will be used as evidence in the Banda Aceh District Court," said Sugeng.

He mentioned that the suspect had violated Article 111 Paragraph 2, Article 114 Paragraph 2 and Article 115 Paragraph 2 of the Law No. 35 Year 2009 on Narcotics. "The suspect is facing lifetime in prison, or five to 20 years of jail time," said Sugeng.


(WIL)