By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The National Police Agency (NPA) revealed Monday that the Indonesian police
have seized 1,700 kilograms of marijuana destined for Taiwan with a combined market value of nearly NT$200 million (US$6.1 million).
The bust was the results of a combined effort with Indonesian authorities that a drug-smuggling ring planned to smuggle marijuana into Taiwan from Jakarta before the Chinese New Year holiday.
The NPA said Taiwan has been providing Indonesian police with intelligence about criminal activities involving Taiwanese nationals suspected of controlling the manufacture, shipment and trade of drugs from abroad. [FULL STORY]