INDONESIA 🇮🇩 : Indonesian police seizes 2.5 tonnes of meth… 1 dead, 17 arrested in operation

Indonesian police said they shot dead one and arrested 17 other people as they broke up a major drug ring attempting to smuggle more than 2.5 tonnes (5,000 pounds) of methamphetamine originating from Afghanistan.

Police found the first load of more than 1,278 tonnes board a ship that docked in Aceh Besar district on April 10. Five days later, police seized another 1,267 tonnes from Aceh Barat district, said the chief of Indonesia’s National Police, Listyo Sigit Prabowo.