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Customs officials arrest Vietnamese girl on drug trafficking charge

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Customs officials arrest Vietnamese girl on drug trafficking charge | Samui Times

A Vietnamese girl was arrested Monday morning at Don Mueang airport as she was about to depart on a flight to Jakarta with 416 grammes of “Ice” drugs in the stomach.

drugs vietnamCustoms officials said X-ray scanner showed several suspicious capsules in the stomach of Ms Tranti Tuei Ngen as she passed through the security scanner at the airport.

She was detained and questioned.

She later admitted of being paid by a friend to swallow 44 capsules containing 416 grammes of “Ice” or crystal methamphetamine in the bid to smuggle them out to Indonesia.

She said she had been successful to smuggle drugs out using such method three times to Jakarta.

Customs deputy chief at the airport said drug gangs are increasingly using the local airport to smuggle drugs through several methods

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