Two Singaporeans have each been sentenced to three years in prison for attempting smuggling lobster larvae from Jambi to Singapore and Vietnam.
They were also ordered to pay a fine of Rp1billion (US$70,110).
Singaporeans Than Chen Chu Feng and Ten Cheng Ying Kene were caught smuggling with two other Indonesians; Hasan and Bagio Tjandra. The Indonesians were sentenced to two years imprisonment each, and a Rp1billion fine.
They were charged under Article 16 of Law No. 31/2004 on fisheries. All have been declared guilty for distributing and removing species and cultivating fish outside of Indonesian territory.