Cambodian police have arrested two Taiwanese caught while allegedly trying to smuggle 2.1kg of heroin out of the kingdom, police in Phnom Penh said yesterday. Yeh Chuan-hsueh, 48, and Chitsung Lieh, 58, were arrested on Sunday as they were about to board a flight to Hong Kong, airport police chief Chhuor Kimny said. Police found 1.4kg of heroin in Yeh's shoes and strapped to his thighs, while the other man had 0.7kg of the drug in his shoes, the policeman said. The two men passed through X-ray machines undetected, but were caught because of new measures requiring security staff to check every Taiwanese person passing through the airport. "We are focusing on Taiwanese nationals the most. Whether or not the X-ray machines sound the alarm, our police search them directly," Chhuor Kimny said.
Tue, Oct 24, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Two arrested in Cambodia
STAFF WRITER WITH AGENCIES
This story has been viewed 3082 times.
Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.
Listing from 2016-05-24 to 2016-05-31
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1FDA says pesticide residue found in 10 oatmeal items
2Taiwanese identity reaches record high
3Cabinet drops charges against students
4‘Chinese Taipei’ oppressive, Lim says
5Tourism bureau to attract Muslim tourists to Taiwan