BNN Seize Rp3 bn from Illegal Drug Business at Jepara Prison

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaNational Narcotics Agency (BNN) confiscated assets valued Rp3.1 billion belonged to a suspect in the illegal drugs trafficking case in a Correctional Institution, Muhammad Amin Nurrohman a.k.a. Emon.

    “We have seized his assets,” said the BNN spokesman Sulistyo Pudjo Hartono in a written statement, Wednesday, May 15. The assets were movable and immovable wealth such as residential unit, vehicles, lands, and gold bar.

    Emon is a convict for his possession of 0.185-gram crystal methamphetamine. The Narcotics Directorate of Central Java Police arrested him, and the court sentenced him four years imprisonment.

    Since 2016, Emon served his sentence in Kedung Pane Prison, Semarang, before he was moved to Jepara Prison. In the penitentiary, Emon still managed the illicit drug trafficking.

    Throughout 2016-2019, the prisoner collected Rp3.21 billion that he used to purchase those assets. Police then charged him for practicing money laundering.

    Assets belonged to Emon that were confiscated by the police were:

    1. Six plots of lands and buildings in Krapyak Village, Jepara, Central Java worth Rp1.01 billion,
    2. One plot of land and building of eight rented houses in Krapyak Village, Jepara valued Rp1.5 billion,
    3. Three units of Pajero Sport Dakar valued Rp450 million,
    4. One Suzuki Katana car valued Rp60 million,
    5. One Kawasaki motorcycles valued Rp30 million,
    6. Four Honda Vario Motorcycles valued Rp56 million, and
    7. 440 teak logs worth Rp90 million.

    M ROSSENO AJI