Ghanaian arrested with 1 kg of drugs at Suvarnabhumi airport

Airport screening officer at Suvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok

Airport screening officer at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok. Photo: Mattes.

SAMUT PRAKAN, June 5- A Ghanaian was detained for attempting to smuggle one kilogramme of crystal methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice,’ with an estimated street value of Bt3.5 million (more than US$116,600) at Thailand’s main international airport, according to a senior customs officer.

Kwabena Dwamena, 35, was apprehended Monday afternoon on arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport with 60 packages of crystal meth, weighing one kilogramme, in his stomach, Rakob Srisupa-at, director of the Investigation and Suppression Bureau, told a news briefing on Tuesday.

Source: MCOT

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