The Polairud Directorate of the Banten Police managed to thwart an attempt to illegally smuggle lobster seeds or fry.
Polairud Polda Banten Kombes Pol Giuseppe Reinhard Gultom said, according to Police Report Number: LP/A/330/IX/2021/SPKT I/DITPOLAIRUD/POLDA BANTEN, on September 2, 2021, there was a crime of smuggling baby lobster (fried/seedlings) and a suspect with the initials BN (49) in Bayah Timur Village, Kec. Bayah
“The following is evidence of 50 (fifty) plastic bags containing 9382 pearl and sand lobster seeds,” said Kombes Pol. Giuseppe on Friday (03/09/21).
The suspect BN (49) is taking or buying clear lobster seeds from fishermen in Binuangeun. After receiving thousands of lobster seeds, they are packaged in clear plastic bags which contain approximately 200 lobster seeds per plastic bag to deceive the officers. The clear plastic inside contains lobster seeds wrapped in sacks, then transported by motorbike and sent to collectors in the Pelabuhan Ratu district. Sukabumi Prov. West Java.
BT’s brother, whose address is Tanjung Panto, Muara Binuangeun Village, Wanasalam District, Lebak Regency, will be sent to BO’s brother, whose address is Cisolok Pelabuhan Ratu Regency, Sukabumi Regency, West Java Province,” explained the Director of Polairud Polda Banten.
Polairud Polda Banten Kombes Pol Giuseppe Reinhard Gultom added that, in addition to the suspect BN and 50 (fifty) plastic bags containing 9382 lobster seeds of the Pearl and Sand type, we also secured one two-wheeled vehicle, one white sack, and one motor vehicle registration certificate. In this case, we are also still developing and will carry out legal processes according to the articles that have been determined.
“Meanwhile, suspect BN (49) will be charged with Article 92 in conjunction with Article 26 paragraph (1) of RI Law No. 11 of 2020 concerning Job Creation, which amends UURI No. 45 of 2009 on amendments to Law No. 31 of 2004 concerning Fisheries in conjunction with Article 55 of the Criminal Code,” said the Banten Police’s Dirpolairud.
Meanwhile, the Head of Public Relations of the Banten Police, Akbp Shinto Silitonga, said that the Banten Police continued to take police actions in order to anticipate crimes in the country.
What is certain is that the Ditpolairud of the Banten Police continues to carry out law enforcement efforts to prevent criminal activities in the country, in order to create a sense of security, peace and tranquility in the midst of society.
“That the Banten Police Ditpolairud will continue to develop and carry out legal processes according to the articles that have been determined, in order to provide a deterrent effect for perpetrators of illegal smuggling of lobster seeds,” concluded Kombes Pol. Shinto Silitonga.