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Italian expat on Koh Phangan arrested after 500 ecstasy pills sent to him in the post

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An Italian man has been arrested after a large quantity of ecstasy pills were found stashed inside a package mailed to him from the Netherlands. 

Italian expat on Koh Phangan arrested after 500 ecstasy pills sent to him in the post | News by Samui Times

Police said the arrest came after customs officials inspected a package addressed to the Italian man.

Inside they found the 500 ecstasy pills hidden inside packets of instant noodles.

A warrant was then obtained to search the man’s house on Koh Phangan, where he lived with his wife and 5 year old daughter.

During the search, police also discovered 15.770 grams of methamphetamine.

The man faces charges of illegal drug possession with intent to supply.

He is currently being held at Koh Phangan police station pending further legal proceedings.

Thai Visa / Naew Na

Italian expat on Koh Phangan arrested after 500 ecstasy pills sent to him in the post | News by Samui Times
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