Authorities from the Denpasar State Attorney have destroyed narcotics and firearms worth millions of dollars on Wednesday (19/1).
The Head of the Denpasar State Attorney, Yuliana Sagala, confirmed that authorities had destroyed the illegal items seized as evidence through the extermination operation from January 2020 to December 2021.
“We’ve destroyed evidence from a total of 983 cases within two years of operations. This includes 812 narcotic cases, 90 property cases, 81 security cases, and 1 case from Customs,” Sagala said.
They destroyed several illegal substances, including 24.77 grams of heroin, 37.68 grams of cocaine, 2,296.02 grams of ecstasy, 14,073.73 grams of meth, 98,253.52 grams of cannabis, and 1,080.70 grams of hashish.
These are worth millions of dollars and were burned using special equipment.
“We also destroyed 6 firearms, 39 ammunitions, 60 sharp weapons, 5,788 bottles of illegal liquor, 153 pieces of fake excise tape, and over 400 cellphones through crushing,” Sagala added.
He explained that this extermination program was part of their routine in accordance with the constitution. This program involves police officers, customs officers, military officers, and other related institutions.
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