S’porean held for smuggling lobster larvae


Busted: Indonesian police officers speaking to the media after the lobster larvae bust with the four suspected smugglers (in orange) in Jakarta. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Four suspected smugglers, including a 29-year-old Singaporean, were arrested by Indonesian police on July 3 for attempting to smuggle 113,412 lobster larvae from Indonesia to Vietnam through Singapore.

The four men, who are suspected members of a syndicate, were arrested separately in Jambi and Batam in Riau Islands, according to Indonesian media reports.

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