Indonesia Preparing to Perform More Foreign Drug Convicts

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 4:01 PM

Attorney Common Muhammad Prasetyo says Thursday that his office is looking for the right time to carry out the executions. He didn't specify how many convicts would face firing squads in what'd be the third set of executions below President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo'south administration.

A top official says Indonesia is preparing to perform more foreigners convicted of drug offenses as it maintains a contentious policy of applying capital punishment for drug crimes.

Attorney Common Muhammad Prasetyo says Thursday that his office is looking for the right time to carry out the executions.

He didn't specify how many convicts would face firing squads in what'd be the third set of executions below President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration.

Fourteen people convicted of drug-related crimes, mostly foreigners, were executed last year.

Local media reports quoted the chief of the Jakarta prosecutor'south office as saying ten foreigners would be executed: four Nigerians, two Malaysians, two Americans, one Zimbabwean and one Senegalese.

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