Police Ready to Follow Up Findings of Coffee Containing Viagra

Jakarta, IDN Times – The Indonesian National Police (Polri) is willing to follow up on the findings of the Food and Drug Administration (BPOM) regarding the circulation of coffee mixed with medicinal chemicals such as Paracetamol and Sildenafil or Viagra by conducting an investigation.

The National Police will investigate the circulation of the illegal chemical-based coffee through the Directorate of Drug Crime.

“The Director of Drug Tipid said that the National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Criminal Investigation Directorate could take action against the circulation of coffee containing this dangerous substance,” said the Head of the National Police’s Public Relations Division, Inspector General Pol. Dedi Prasetyo quoted from AMONGWednesday (9/3/2022).

1. Police are waiting for BPOM cooperation to investigate coffee containing Viagra

Police Ready to Follow Up Findings of Coffee Containing Viagra by BPOMHead of BPOM Penny K Lukito describes illegal drug discovery (Dok. BPOM)

However, according to Dedi, the National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Drug Investigation Directorate has not received information from BPOM regarding the findings of coffee containing paracetamol and the strong drug.

“If the National Police get an invitation from BPOM to cooperate in enforcement, the Police will follow up,” said Dedi.

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2. The Director of Narcotics Crime at the National Police Bareskrim is ready to follow up on the findings of BPOM

Police Ready to Follow Up Findings of Coffee Containing Viagra by BPOMIDN Times/Helmi Shemi

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Director of Narcotics Crime at the National Police, Brigadier General Pol. Krisno H Siregar said that although his party had not received any information from BPOM regarding the findings, he believed that the report might have been informed to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation Unit of the National Police Criminal Investigation Unit.

Related to this, Krisno continued, his party will follow up on BPOM’s findings by conducting an investigation.

“We will follow up on BPOM’s findings in the field. We will conduct an investigation,” Krisno said.

3. BPOM revealed that packaged coffee contains medicinal chemicals such as sildenafil and paracetamol

Police Ready to Follow Up Findings of Coffee Containing Viagra by BPOMHead of BPOM Penny K. Lukito [ketiga dari kanan] (IDN Times/Helmi Shemi)

Previously, BPOM revealed the existence of packaged coffee containing medicinal chemicals such as sildenafil and paracetamol on Friday (4/3/2022). The findings were revealed by BPOM through cyber patrols on a number of e-commerce platforms.

Head of BPOM RI Penny K Lukito said the mixing of medicinal chemicals in food raw materials as well as herbs and coffee has been widely marketed to the public through e-commerce facilities.

He said processed food mixed with medicinal chemicals violated the provisions of Articles 196 and 197 of Law Number 36 of 2009 concerning Health, which carries a penalty of 15 years in prison and a fine of Rp. and a fine of Rp. 10 billion.

Consuming food products mixed with medicinal chemicals outside the dose is risky in the long term, triggering heart problems, liver disorders, affecting reproductive organs, and causing cancer and death.

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