Death-row Indonesian kingpin ran drug ring from prison: police Feb 09, 2018 0 159 12345 JAKARTA A jailed Indonesian drug lord facing execution ran a meth-and-ecstasy ring from behind bars, police said on Thursday, as officials announced his narcotics network had been smashed.A dozen people were arrested as police said they seized nearly 111 kilos (about 245 pounds) of methamphetamine and more than 18,000 pills of ecstasy in Aceh and North Sumatra provinces.Convicted drug kingpin Togiman, also known as Toge, ran the group from prison, despite already having been sentenced to death twice for narcotics trafficking, police said, adding that the ring had links to Malaysian organised crime."The mastermind was Togiman,"said Sulistiandriatmoko, spokesman for Indonesia's anti-drugs agency."He must have had many other accomplices." (AFP) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Philippine leader rejects ICC probe linked to drug war Feb 09, 2018 0 201 Rescuers brave aftershocks to pull bodies from tilting Taiwan tower Feb 09, 2018 0 209 Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack' Feb 09, 2018 0 885 Philippines' Duterte orders halt on new casinos to prevent oversupply REUTERS MANILA Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a halt on the entry and creation of new casinos to prevent an oversupply in one of Asia's fastest-growing gambling markets, the country's .. Philippine bank threatens counter-suit over world's biggest cyber-heist AFP MANILA THE Philippine bank used by hackers to transfer money in the world's biggest cyber heist warned of tit-for-tat legal action on Thursday, after Bangladeshi officials said they would sue the lender. .. Indonesia probes killing of Borneo orangutan JAKARTA A critically endangered Borneo orangutan shot to death in Indonesia took 130 pellets from an air rifle, in addition to cuts and bruises, an official of a wildlife group said on Thursday. Indonesia has vast swathes .. Cambodia court grants bail to seven foreigners held over dance party PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court has granted bail to seven of 10 foreigners charged with producing pornography related to dancing at a party, a court spokesman said on Thursday. The 10 were arrested on Jan. 25, along with 77 .. Thai PM says law applies to tycoon accused of poaching BANGKOK A Thai tycoon charged with poaching a leopard in a national park will not escape justice despite his wealth, the country's junta leader vowed on Thursday, as public outcry rages over impunity for the ..