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Two Nigerians arrested with drugs worth $33,300 in Bangkok

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BANGKOK, May 19 – Two Nigerian men, suspected of being part of a drug smuggling ring, were arrested Thursday with 500 grammes of crystal methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice,’ valued at an estimated Bt1 million (US$33,300) in eastern Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng area, according to narcotics suppression police.

Identified as Ahamefule Cosmos and Iriegbe Chinonso, the two Nigerian nationals were detained at a convenience store near Ramkhamhaeng Soi 24. Police took them to their apartment for further investigation and found 28 packages of crystal meth, weighing in total 500 grammes valued at $33,300.

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