SINAR TERANG Batavia (Jakarta) – Friday Edition, November 2, 1888


Illegal Opium Smuggler Got Arrested

A Chinese man named IJo Tjam Tjoeij was arrested by the police for hiding 3 tails (113.4 grams) of opium. In his pocket, a bag of lime leaves was also found. He intended to sell the opium to villagers in Garut. The opium was hidden in the bottom of a god statue that he brought. He was sentenced to 3 months of forced labor.

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