Celebrities nabbed in Jakarta drug raid
- Published: 28 Jan 2013 at 11.19
- Online news:
Three actors and a politician were among 17 people arrested for possession of marijuana and ecstasy early on Sunday morning when Indonesia’s National Narcotic Agency (BNN) raided actor and TV presenter Raffi Ahmad’s home in South Jakarta.
Mr Raffi was detained along with actress Zaskia Sungkar, actor Irwinsyah and artist-turned-Jakarta councillor Wanda Hamidah.
“We had been following and investigating them for three months. So we have known the activities of a group of celebrities that were involved in a drug party. Early Sunday at around 5am, we raided the house of [Raffi Ahmad],” Benny Mamoto, deputy chief of the BNN, was quoted by the Jakarta Globe.
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