Thai Woman Arriving from Dubai Arrested at Phuket Airport with Cocaine

Phuket Airport terminal building

Phuket Airport terminal building. Photo: Roma Neus. CC BY 3.0.

A woman was arrested at Phuket International Airport with more than two kilograms of cocaine worth more than ten million baht, says Thai Customs.

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The head of Thai Customs at Phuket International Airport Ms. Sukanya Wettayanukun told the Phuket Express that on Wednesday (April 5th) they received a tip-off from a concerned citizen that illegal drugs would be smuggled into Thailand via a specific airline.

Customs officers searched a targeted piece of luggage which belonged to a 27-year-old Thai woman. Officers found a bag of cocaine weighing 2.35 kilograms which has a street value worth more than 10 million baht.

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By Goongnang Suksawat
The Phuket Express

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