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Laotian on drug charges

Laotian on drug charges

STUNG Treng provincial court yesterday charged a Laotian national with trafficking and dealing drugs. Nguong Thang, 52, was arrested on Sunday in Thala Barivat district after being found carrying 3,520 methamphetamine pills in a rice package, according to provincial police chief Long Vicheat. Deputy prosecutor Phat Thai said the suspect was charged with drug trafficking and drug distribution and faces between 10 and 15 years in jail if found guilty.

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