No More Jail for Drug Users
Jailing celebrities for taking drugs is not an achievement. In pandemic time, tracking down people hoarding medicines and oxygen tanks should be the priority for the police.
THE way the police played up the arrests of Nia Ramadhani and Anindra Ardiansyah Bakrie, or Ardie Bakrie, was indeed excessive. Even if the couple did use methamphetamine, as long as they were not selling or distributing it, they are not criminals. They should be treated as victims of drug abuse.
Of course, the acts of these celebrity-businesspeople were far from praiseworthy. As public figures, Nia and Ardi should be aware that t...