Bangkok, 29th of January 2010 [TNA]: Ahmad Shabbir was arrested during immigration procedures when customs officers believed him to be acting suspiciously and required him to pass through an X-ray scanner, finding many bags of unidentified matter in his stomach.
The detainee was ordered to a toilet to defecate and officials found 90 packages of heroin, weighing nearly one kilogramme.
The estimated street value of the heroin is some Bt2.5 million (US$75,000).
Mr Shabbir was charged with possessing and trafficking drugs and is being held at the Narcotics Suppression Bureau for further investigation, said the customs officials. (TNA)