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Indonesia to extradite alleged people smuggler

Broadcast: 19/10/2011

Reporter:

Police in Indonesia are preparing to extradite to Australia Sajjad Hussain, the alleged head of a
people smuggling ring.

Transcript

STEVE CANNANE, PRESENTER: Police in Indonesia are preparing to extradite to Australia the alleged
head of a people smuggling ring.

Sajjad Hussein was arrested in Jakarta yesterday.

Police say they were acting at the request of authorities in Australia.

Hussein denies any role in people smuggling and said he did not believe the collapse of the
Malaysia solution would lead to an increase in the number of asylum seekers.

SAJJAD HUSSEIN, ACCUSED PEOPLE SMUGGLER (voiceover translation): It's not true that more people are
going to Australia because the Malaysian policy has failed. We all know that the Hazara situation
in Pakistan and Afghanistan is getting hotter. They're killing them every day.

STEVE CANNANE: His arrest comes two months after Indonesian police detained another alleged people
smuggler, Sayed Abbas, who's also facing extradition.

Another boat carrying 51 asylum seekers has been picked up north of Australia. It's the first boat
to arrive since the Government announced a return to onshore processing.