A 90-year-old man was one of three Taiwanese charged yesterday by a Cambodian court with trying to smuggle heroin out of the country, court officials said. The 90-year-old, surnamed Huang, was arrested at Phnom Penh International Airport on Saturday with 1.9kg of heroin strapped to his body as he tried to board a flight to Taiwan via Hong Kong, police said. Two other suspects, surnamed Chen, 57, and another surnamed Chou, 30, were arrested at the airport on Friday after police found 4.75kg of heroin strapped to Chen as the two men were about to board a flight home via Kuala Lumpur. "They have been charged with cross-border drug trafficking," a court official told said. It was not known if the arrests are connected.
Tue, May 23, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Three charged in Cambodia
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