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Cambodian woman, 72, arrested over smuggled antique bracelets

Oct 27. 2018
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By The Nation

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A Cambodia woman was arrested at the Klong Luek border checkpoint in Sa Kaew's Aranyaprathet district on Saturday for allegedly attempting to smuggle antique bracelets into Thailand.

Hiang Kim, 72, was arrested after the custom officials noticed that her body seemed to swell at the middle. After a search, they found numerous bracelets which were attached to her arms and wrapped around her chest.

She claimed she was hired by a Cambodian to carry the bracelets into Thailand.

She was taken to the Aranyaprathet police station for questioning.

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