A couple was arrested for bringing five grams of crystal methamphetamine , or shabu-shabu, to the Pasar Sentral shopping center in Majene, West Sumatra.
According to Majene police drug unit chief Second Insp. Muhammad Nur Parape, the arrest of Muslimin and his wife, Risma, was one of the largest given the amount of shabu confiscated.
We have kept the suspects’ move under surveillance for more than a month. Our officers arrested them immediately once they were certain that there was evidence, he said on Wednesday, as reported by kompas.com.
The couple usually met their buyer at the shopping center.
The suspects are being charged with the 2009 anti-drug law which carries a maximum of 12 years imprisonment. Police officers are currently tracing the supplier of the drugs.