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Man with 99 balls of meth in stomach arrested at Bali

In Bali is a Tanzanian man caught with over a kilo of balls with methamphetamine hidden in his stomach. Drug smugglers, risking even the firing squad in Indonesia.

The border police picked up Abdul Rahman Asman (42) on 30 January at the international airport of the Indonesian island. From radiography and scanneronderzoek was found according to the police that the Tanzanian, 99 balls with methamphetamine had been ingested.

“We have him brought to the hospital to get the beads out of his body to remove,” said Untung Basuki, a high customs official. The customs showed the beads with the synthetic drugs Tuesday at a press conference, in which Asman handcuffed and in an orange overall to the journalists was shown.

It is not yet clear whether the death penalty is sought against the Tanzanian. Drug smugglers are risking long prison sentences and even the firing squad in Indonesia, that of the fight against drugs one of its priorities. Dozens of drugstrafikanten, among them a British woman, an American, a Frenchman and several people from the west of Africa, sitting there in the row.

Also Husein Ashadi Bahri, a 60-year-old American, was Tuesday at the press shown, after he with 45 grams of marijuana in the keyboard of his computer was seized. He faced up to fifteen years in prison.

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