Russians arrested in Thailand for trying to export marijuana

2015-03-24 20:38

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Bangkok - Three Russians were arrested for attempting to ship marijuana back to Russia, police said on Tuesday.

The suspects were apprehended late on Monday after police discovered 17kg of marijuana and related items at their residence in the tourist resort of Pattaya, 100kg east of Bangkok.

Police Corporal Anant Nathunkid said the suspects had been trying to mail the marijuana shipments, bought from local dealers, back to Russia.

The suspects are in police custody awaiting trial.
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