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Latest drugs’ busts: Africans with coke in stomachs and Ecstasy in coffee

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Latest drugs’ busts: Africans with coke in stomachs and Ecstasy in coffee | Samui Times

Thailand’s drug suppression police, customs, and tourist and immigration departments have announced the latest arrests of drug smugglers. 

Latest drugs' busts: Africans with coke in stomachs and Ecstasy in coffee | News by Samui Times

Top of the list were three Africans arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport in three separate smuggling cases. 

They were x-rayed and found to have cocaine in their stomachs. 

An Ivorian had 1,600 grams, a Kenyan 1,400 grams and a man from Benin 100 grams. 

In another case police in Phitsanuloke arrested a 27 year old Thai man from Tak and two accomplices with 200 kilos of “ice” methamphetamine. 

The drug had been imported from Myanmar and transported via Chiang Rai, Phayao, Nan, Phrae and Uttaradit. 

In a third case three people were arrested after 24,000 Ecstasy tablets were found in coffee sent through the post from Belgium to Kamphaengphet. 

The inquiry was expanded and 800 grams of heroin, 100 Ya Ba tablets and a small quantity of ice was found. 

Houses, cars and motorcycles worth 10 million baht were seized as part of the inquiries. 

Thai Visa /  INN

Latest drugs' busts: Africans with coke in stomachs and Ecstasy in coffee | News by Samui Times
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