Men smuggled drugs in rectum
- Published: 28/05/2013 at 01:13 PM
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BANGKOK - Two drug mules who admitted concealing 4,000 methamphetamine pills, or yaba, in their rectums were apprehended at a petrol station on Ratchadapisek Road, a report said on Tuesday.
Police were tipped off that illicit drugs were being smuggled from abroad through the fuel outlet, and that led to the arrest of Nathanon Yoolee, 24, and an unnamed 18-year-old man.
According to police, the suspects confessed that they were paid 50,000 baht to transport the speed pills to the recipients. They said they carefully wrapped the pills in five small balls and hid them in their rectums.
The men were charged with illegal drug possession and were taken into custody at Phahon Yothin police station for further proceedings, police said.