A 34-year-old Spanish hotelier Eloy Esteves Guitierrez, who once managed The Menjangan Resort in North Bali has heard Indonesian prosecutors demand a four-year prison sentence for narcotics violations.
Guitierrez was arrested in Room 108 of the Royal Segina Apartment on Jalan Madendradatta in West Denpasar on Friday, August 8, 2012 with 5 ecstasy pills weighing 1.74 grams on the premises.
He has been charged with a violation of the 2009 narcotics law with an offense carrying a maximum penalty of four years in prison and a fine of Rp. 800 million (US$83,000).
According to DenPost, the prosecutor also charged Guiterrez with an additional violation in connection with a quantity of marijuana police claim was also in his possession.
Also being tried at the Denpasar District court with Guiterrez is another Spaniard 44-year-old Daniel Munoz who was arrested at the same time and is also facing a four-year-prison sentence.
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