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German Arrested For Smuggling Stimulants

A 53 year old German woman was arrested at Hakata Port after arriving from Busan, Korea on Jan 11, for narcotic importation. Authorities found two packs containing a total of two kilograms of stimulant drugs concealed in a secret compartment in her backpack. The woman told police that a Kenyan friend that she had met in Kenya asked her to take the items to Japan but she didn’t know they were drugs. The drugs seized have a street value of ¥160,000,000. Source: Nishinippon Shimbun Jan 12

Published: Jan 14, 2013 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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