Indonesia’s anti-narcotics chief plans to double their effort on fighting illegal drugs in their country by adding more personnel,heavy weaponry and investigators.
Inspired by the Philippines government’s ‘war on drug’, Budi Waseso,Chief of Indonesia’s national anti-narcotics agency said on Tuesday that the agency was in the process of adding weapons,investigators and technology to fight biggest narcotics markets.
When asked if Indonesia can be as aggressive as the Philippine government in fighting drugs, he said “Yes I believe so. It can happen because (the drugs problem) in Indonesia is as bad as in the Philippines.”
“The life of a dealer is meaningless because (he) carries out mass murder. How can we respect that?,” he added.
The Two leaders of the countries will meet later this week after the ASEAN Summit in Laos, one of the topics of their discussion will be the drug problem in the region.
source: Asian Correspondent