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August, 01 2014 08:00:00

Thai woman arrested with 4kg of cocaine

Pantimoong Narisara, of Thailand, was arrested on Wednesday at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for transporting nearly 4 kilos of cocaine into Viet Nam.— Photo giaothongvantai

HCM CITY (VNS) — Pantimoong Narisara, of Thailand, was arrested on Wednesday at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for transporting nearly 4 kilos of cocaine into Viet Nam.

The 25-year-old woman was a passenger on Qatar Airways QR964 flight from Doha to HCM City.

Customs officers and border-gate police at Tan Son Nhat Airport discovered two bags full of cocaine, worth about VND25 billion (US$1.2 million), belonging to her. Police are continuing their investigation. — VNS

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