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Manchester man in drugs arrest in Indonesia

A British man has been arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of drug smuggling.

He is understood to be Jack Walker, a 53-year-old father-of-two from the Wythenshawe area of Manchester.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was aware of the arrest of a British national at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Indonesia.

Indonesia has some of the toughest drug smuggling laws in Asia with several westerners facing the death penalty.

A spokeswoman said the FCO was providing consular assistance.

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