Anti-narcotics Unit Police of Karimun, Riau Islands province arrested a civil servant of Karimun Regency Government, with initials He because allegedly distributing narcotics type shabu-shabu.
He was arrested by police in the lobby of Palapa Hotel in Tanjung Balai Karimun on Thursday at 01.00 pm. Undercover cop who grabbed so buyer seized a package of shabu-shabu, that He had thrown down the hotel lobby chair.
In addition to arresting He, previous police have arrested a woman with initials Pu, identified as commercial sex workers in room 308 Shangrila Hotel at 21.00 pm.
Head of Anti-Narcotics Police Unit Adjunct Commissioner Karimun Arwin Wientama, Thursday said, He was arrested based on the recognition of Pu who said she had shabu-shabu from He.
''Temporary information, shabu-shabu were bought in Batam,''said Arwin.
Arwin said, criminal sanctions for the same as another suspect, although he was a government employee.
''There is no difference between ordinary citizens, government officials and police if involved narcotics. Legal sanctions remain the same,''he said.
He and Pu violating Law on Narcotics No35/2009 with the threat of imprisonment for five years and a maximum of ten years, and pay a fine of at least Rp 1 billion and a maximum of Rp 10 billion.
Meanwhile, He denied so dealers shabu-shabu. He said, shabu-shabu for his own consumption.
''Because Pu also wants shabu-shabu, then I give half of shabu-shabu that I have to sell it for Rp400.000,'' he said.
He said the shabu-shabu he bought in Batam from someone for Rp300.000 per package.