18-Year-Old Thai Teen Detained For Attempting to Smuggle Large Quantity of Drugs

An 18-year-old from Thailand has been detained for attempting to smuggle into the country large quantities of methamphetamine and yaba, which is a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine.

According to Busan the District Prosecutors’ Office and the Busan Main Customs yesterday(13), the teenager was detained for violating the narcotics law.

Prosecutors said the suspect arrived at Gimhae International Airport on a plane from Thailand on June 2, carrying 1 kilogram of meth and 14,000 tablets of yaba in her luggage.

Authorities are investigating the possibility of a larger illicit drug trafficking ring being involved.

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