31 Jan, 2011
Source: Bangkok Post
A Nigerian woman has been arrested on a charge of smuggling more than three kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, or "ice", into Thailand through Suvarnabhumi airport.
Jennifer Sinenye Kwanko, holder of a passport issued by Nigeria, was detained on Monday shortly after her arrival on a flight from Kenya.
Police found the drugs hidden in her bag. She told police that the drugs belonged to her friend.
Police said the woman travelled from Nigeria and changed flights in Nairobi, Kenya, before arriving in Thailand. The woman was en route to Cambodia, police said.
They thiought the drugs would then have been smuggled from Cambodia back into Thailand, or could have been intended for Australia.