Beside performing its main role to maintain Indonesia’s sovereignty along the border, TNI Border Security Task Force has a responsibilty to help police in Law Enforcement along the RI – PNG border.
Routine TNI patrols along the borderline are being held not only to prevent the area from security disturbance, but also to ensure that the law enforcement is presented.
Few days ago, 410 Border Sec Task Force (BSTF) Batt found hundreds of hashish plants at Kalipay village, Keerom District. The hashish was found in two locations. Hashish is prohibited due to Indonesia’s law.
“We will help police by intensify our security patrol along the border to prevent the border area used by criminals as drugs plantation”, said Lt Col Heri Amrullah, the 410 BSTF Commander.
Further, the 410 BSTF brought the hashish plants as evidence to Keerom Police District office for further investigation.