38-yr-old Nigerian drug trafficker sentenced to 20 years in prison in Indonesia

A 38-year-old Nigerian drug trafficker, Arinze Petrus Eneh, will now spend the next 20 years behind the bars after a West Jakarta District Court in Indonesian, found him guilty of distributing narcotic drugs in that country.

Apart from the jail term, Eneh was also fined Rp1.2 billion for the offence after the panel of judges agreed that the prosecution had proven its case beyond all reasonable doubts.

The Chief Judge of the District Court, Bambang Mursito, while sentencing Eneh, also known as Zona, said:

"Arinze was proven to have conspired to commit an evil act by becoming a facilitator in the distribution of Category I narcotic drug."

The panel of judges also commented that they had considered all the facts disclosed during the sessions, before arriving at th sentence and the fine which, if he fails to pay, will attract an additional six months in prison.

The state prosecutor, Nugraha, who was not satisfied with the sentence handed down on the convict, said he was asking for a death sentence and has not yet made up his mind whether to appeal the prison sentence or not.

Eneh's lawyer, Dolfie Rompas, on his part, said he was satisfied with the sentence but could still file an appeal on his behalf.

"In principle, we are satisfied with the verdict. However, we would think and consider about appealing it," Rompas said.

The court heard that Eneh, along with one Tuti Sudartika alias Dede Rosa and Rojali Pajar Saputra, were involved in a case of illegal possession of 6.3 kilograms of methamphetamine.

It was also heard in the court that Eneh, was contracted by a man whose name was simply given as Mr. John, to pick up the drug from China and bring it to Indonesia.

The drug was smuggled in a thermos flask through a Covenant Logistic expedition in Cengkareng, West Jakarta, and then kept in a kiosk in Cibinong, Bogor, West Java.
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