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Indonesian District Court Delivers 13 Death Sentences In A Day

April 8, 2021, 01.22 AM

SUKABUMI, – An Indonesian court in the town of Sukabumi at Indonesia’s West Java province has set a grim precedent in the country’s justice system, after it issued 13 death sentences in a single day on Wednesday, April 7 2021.

The Cibadak District Court [PN] has given the sentences to 13 of 14 defendants, who were charged in connection with a major drug haul of 402 kilograms of crystal meth, locally known as sabu in June 2020.

“Four of the defendants are foreign citizens, while the rest are Indonesian nationals,” said District Court spokesman Muhammad Zulqarnain, as quoted by Tribun Jabar,’s affiliate in West Java.

“The single defendant who was spared the death sentence is charged for money laundering offenses.”

Also read: Two Foreigners Get Death Sentences for Violating Indonesia's Narcotics Law

Zulqarnain added that the judge charged two foreign nationals identified as Husen and Samiullah with a criminal conspiracy “to be a party to buy and sell” over five grams of crystal meth.

Their fellow defendants Mahfoud and Atefeh have been found guilty of the same charges, as well as money laundering.

Zulqarnaen pointed out that the nine Indonesian defendants “were also charged under narcotics laws, as some of them acted as [drug] couriers,” he noted.

Also read: Bali Police Arrest Two Foreigners for Drugs Offenses

“The rest are small-time drug smuggling coordinators who smuggled the crystal meth through established routes on land and sea.”

He pointed out that the last defendant, Risma Ismayanti, was sentenced to five years behind bars on money laundering charges.

The police received the tip on the drug smuggling operation in June 2020, after they carried out a previous drug bust in Banten province. Investigators noted at the syndicate smuggled the crystal meth from their base in Pelabuhan Ratu, Sukabumi through land and sea routes.

Narcotics police uncovered the 402 kilogram crystal meth cache at a villa in Sukabumi.

(Editor: Aprillia Ika)


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