Police Arrest Nigerian Nationals And Two Others Over Attempt To Smuggle 993.42 Grams Drugs Into Australia
Police in Cambodia have arrested a Nigerian and a Sierra Leone national in Phnom Penh for attempting to smuggle drugs into Australia.
It was learnt that the two suspects identified as 39-year-old Nigerian, Ogadimma Igwe Linus and 29-year-old Conth Sierra Leone national, Abdul were arrested alongside a Cambodian woman, Han Lis, 28.
It was further learnt that the Anti-drug department collaborated with Fedex Express on October 6, 2020, at 9:45 am in an operation coordinated by the Phnom Penh court prosecutor Soeung Moneyroth, to check out an unusual package which was hidden among some books being sent to Australia from Phnom Penh.
According to the officers, 993.42 grams of the methamphetamine drug (ICE) were discovered inside the package of books.
The suspects and the evidence were sent to the anti-drug department for case preparation.