Nine Australians arrested in Bali


Nine Australians have been arrested for reportedly trafficking heroin on the Indonesian island of Bali.

Five were detained at Bali’s airport, four of them with heroin strapped to their bodies as they were trying to board a flight, Australian police said.

The other four were arrested in a nearby hotel, where police also found a small quantity of drugs, as well as scales and other evidence.

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Convicted drug smugglers can be sentenced to death in Indonesia.

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While this goes on, the government denies exporting the death penalty