Indonesian authorities will reportedly speak to the media about the arrests of two Melbourne men after raids by police investigating a cocaine trafficking ring.
The men have been named in media outlets as former Melbourne nightclub promoters William Cabantog, 35, and David Van Iersel, 38.
BALI DRUG STING: Here's a look at Melbourne Nightclub identities David Van Iersel and Will Cabantog. Paraded in shackles and orange prison suits. They've been arrested following a police sting targeting cocaine trafficking. Press Conference to come.. #7newsmelb pic.twitter.com/NpOjZvQvpm
— Teegan Dolling (@tdolling) July 23, 2019
They were arrested on Saturday during raids of homes and nightclubs in the resort village of Canggu.
Police reportedly seized CCTV video from a venue where one of the men worked.
Indonesian police will parade the men before the media on Tuesday morning and hold a news conference about the arrests, according to Nine News.
In a statement on Monday, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed the arrests.
“We stand ready to offer consular assistance … should they request it,” the statement said.
Indonesian media reports say charges are yet to be laid and investigations are continuing