31 Mar '11, 10am

Indonesia 'a breeding ground' for terrorists, drug dealers

Nusa Dua, Bali (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia' s geographic position between Australia and the Middle East and South Asia, has resulted in an influx of illegal immigrants into the country, many of whom have turned to terrorism and illegal drug smuggling for work, according to a top police officer. National Police chief detective Comr. Gen. Ito Sumardi said some immigrants, many from Middle East and South Asian countries, had assimilated with local people and formed criminal organizations. Ito was speaking on the of the Fourth Bali Regional Ministerial Conference in Nusa Dua, Bali. "After being involved in local communities for a certain period of time, many of them became criminals who embezzle money and deal drugs. Such cases have been found in Puncak [Bogor, West Java]," Ito said. He said the police had found strong indications that members of international drug deal...

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