Arrests of Indonesians in Foreign Countries for Drug Smuggling in 2010

in Substance Abuse

In 2010, 305 Indonesians were arrested in Malaysia for drug smuggling.

33 Indonesians were arrested in China, 13 in Japan, 10 in Hong Kong and 5 in Australia.

Overall the Government of Indonesia reported that over 400 of its citizens were arrested for drug smuggling in 21 countriesĀ  in 2010.

Source: Tifa Asrianti and Dina Indrasafitri, “Hundreds of Indonesians overseas jailed for drugs,” Jakarta Post, January 2, 2011.

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