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THAILAND: Nepalese priest was arrested for smuggling marijuana

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Nepalese priest was arrested at Phuket International Airport for smuggling 8-kg marijuanaA Nepalese priest was arrested at Phuket International Airport for smuggling 8-kg marijuana, worth about Bt800,000.

The suspect, Hise Chhiring Tamang, flew in to this southern island province from India after a transit in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur. The man had entered Thailand for the fifth time according to his passport record. The previous times he entered the kingdom were through Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

He was sent to officials for further questioning and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and cross-border drug smuggling.

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