Thai-Canadian arrested with small quantity of a drug

Breaking News May 23, 2018 15:40

By The Nation

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The Nation A Thai-Canadian woman was arrested at the Aranyaprathet border checkpoint in Sa Kaew province on Wednesday morning for alleged possession of a drug.



Sharon Lawman from Chon Buri province, who has both a Thai identification card and a Canadian passport, was arrested by a team of rangers and immigration officers manning the Aranyaprathet checkpoint.

Officials became suspicious so they had a female ranger search her and allegedly found 0.617 grams of ketamine drug in a plastic bag hidden in her bra.

She reportedly admitted that she had bought the drug in Poipet across the border to use with friends at a casino there and kept the rest for use at home.

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