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Man nabbed near Lao border with 5kg of meth

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Police identified the suspect as Chuob Bie, 30. Supplied

Man nabbed near Lao border with 5kg of meth

Stung Treng provincial anti-drug police is set to send a drug suspect to the provincial court on Wednesday after he was arrested on Monday for allegedly trafficking 4,956.9gm of methamphetamine near the Cambodian-Lao border in Siem Pang district’s Sre Sambo commune.

Provincial anti-drug bureau chief Chem Phanit identified the suspect as Chuob Bie, 30.

“We’re building a case against him and will send him to court on Wednesday to face justice,” he said.

Bie smuggled the drugs from Laos through the cross-border corridor, circumventing the international border checkpoint.

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