Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Cambodia sentences Singaporean for drug trafficking

Phnom Penh (VNA) - A Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday sentenced a Singaporean man to 19 years in jail for attempting to smuggle 3 kg of heroin out of the country in January, the Cambodia Daily quoted court officials as saying.Low Ming Kwang, 35, was also fined approximately 12,000 USD, said Tan Senarong who presided over the trial.

Low Ming Kwang was arrested at Phnom Penh International Airport with bags of heroin taped to his legs beneath his trousers. In July, the court also sentenced a Nigerian man 14-year in prison for his attempt to smuggle heroin out of Cambodia.-Enditem

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