Nigeria’s Obimma nabbed in Thailand trying to ship drugs to Australia


Obimma Anthony and girlfriend arrested for drugs. Photo: The Pattaya News

Nigeria’s Obimma Anthony has been arrested with his Thailand girlfriend trying to ship 490 grams of crystal methamphetamine to Australia.

They were arrested at a private parcel drop-off in Bangkok on Friday evening, August 13th, after reportedly shipping illegal drugs to Australia by hiding them in a set of Buddhist monk offerings.

According to The Pattaya News, Anthony and Thai national Marisa Noipitak were caught after 490 grams of crystal methamphetamine were reportedly found hidden in a hanging frame which was reported to be shipped to a destination abroad in Australia.

It was discovered, after much investigation that an additional 985 grams of crystal meth was discovered at Marisa’s apartment in the Bang Kapi district while about 35 grams of heroin, 89 grams of crystal meth, and 82 grams of cocaine were found at Anthony’s house in Samut Prakan province.

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The police said their arrest followed the discovery of a suspicious parcel with an Australia destination by the Airport Interdiction Task Force (AITF) at Suvannabhumi Airport on August 4th.

A total of 490 grams of crystal meth were reportedly found being hidden inside a Buddhist monk pillow and other monk offerings.

The duo were initially charged for illegal drug possessions and were taken to Nacostic Suppression Division 3 for further investigation.

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