Both Karimun residents were arrested in the port of Bakauheni, Lampung Province by the Police of Lampung.
Both were named Jono aka Asiang and Jumadi, they are residents of the Lubuk Village, Kundur District. The police seized eight kilograms of shabu-shabu worth Rp16 billion from the backpack one of the suspects when examining the goods passenger bus Lorena police number BL 7586 IV carrying the two suspects.
Police also arrested a Malaysian citizen named Goay Hook Chye (40) in room 516 Triniti Hotel, Central Jakarta.
From Goay hand, police also seized evidence in the form of three types of methamphetamine narcotics package weighing 3 pounds, two laptop units, two passport in the name of Goay Hook and Lim Kok Chye Pin (DPO), three backpacks and cash 296 Malaysian ringgit and six units of mobile phones.
Head of the Narcotics Karimun Regency Aunur Rafiq asked police to investigate drug syndicate that involves the citizens of Karimun.
He said the possibility of diverting the path of international drug syndicates, drug shipments from abroad through Kundur Island.
''They divert drug shipments into Kundur expected because police surveillance is more tenuous than in Tanjung Balai Karimun,'' he said.
As a region which borders with Singapore and Malaysia, Karimun Regency is an area of drug distribution path from overseas.
Some time ago, customs officials at the International Port of Tanjung Balai Karimun also arrested the drug dealer type of shabu-shabu and ecstasy from Malaysia in large numbers.
''We encourage the public to be wary of drug distribution in the neighborhood,'' said Aunur Rafiq.(kepri online daily/kabar kepri)