Society | Jun 07

4 Chinese arrested by Japan police for smuggling 700 kg drugs

Four Chinese nationals have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling about 700 kilograms of illegal stimulants from the United Arab Emirates, police and customs officials said Wednesday.

The amount of stimulants, with an estimated street value of 43.4 billion yen ($311 million), was the second largest ever confiscated at one time in Japan.

Suspicious powders were found in March in containers on a ship that arrived at the Port of Tokyo via China and was seized by Tokyo Customs. Tokyo police suspect the involvement of an international smuggling ring and are investigating the potential connection. ...continue reading

Source: ANNnewsCH


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