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Narcotics in Bali: High Risk, High Profit

Top Drug Cop in Bali Counts Profits and Losses of International Drug Trafficking in Bali


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, narcotics trade, foreigners dealing drugs, methamphetamines, Gusti Ketut Budiartha, BNNP, Indonesian Narcotics Agency
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(4/6/2014)

The head of the Bali division of The National Narcotics Agency (BNNP) has described Bali as a center for the international narcotics trade.

I Gusti Ketut Budiartha of BNPP warned: “Bali is an island heaven, an international tourism destination. Bali is prone to be a place for drug circulation. While there are many positive aspects to tourism’s development, the negative aspects of that development are being exploited by narcotic dealers."

Saying that not all tourist visitors bring benefit to Bali, this fact is demonstrated by the large number of foreigners who have been apprehended and imprisoned for drug offenses in Bali.

Budiartha acknowledged that the potential profits of the narcotics trade are tempting to potential lawbreakers. He explained: “In Iran 1 kilogram of sabu-sabu (methamphetamines) costs between Rp. 15 -30 million. Once it is landed in Bali the value reaches Rp. 2 billion. This is why the syndicates are so keen on Bali because the profits are enormous. If they get caught they go to prison. If they evade arrest they become rich.”

The top law enforcement officer in the agency battling the international drug trade in Bali counts that there are currently 65 foreigners incarcerated at Kerobokan prison, 60% of who are in jail from drug-related crimes.


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