Vietnam meth mule caught with 3.2kg of ice at Krabi Airport

PHUKET: A Vietnamese woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 3.2 kilograms of ya ice (crystal methamphetamine) into Thailand via Krabi International Airport.

Customs Department chief Rakhop Srisuppha-at said that the drugs had an estimated street value of 9 million baht.

Mr Rakhop told the press yesterday that Vietnamese national Tran Thi Be Hai, 43, arrived in Krabi on a flight from Singapore.

Ms Tran confessed to being hired by a man in Vietnam for 20,000 baht to deliver the suitcase full of drugs to a person waiting inside the Kingdom, Mr Rakhop said.

— The Nation

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