Thursday, 27 January 2022

Tag Archives: smuggling

Vietnamese man jailed for plotting terror attack

HANOI: A Vietnamese man has been sentenced to six years in jail for terrorism and weapons possession after he was convicted for smuggling a cache of guns into the country from Cambodia, a court official said. Terror-related crimes are rare in the one-party communist state, where a hardline administration in ...

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Little blue penguins stolen from New Zealand nest

NEW ZEALAND: Three little blue penguins have been stolen from their burrow in New Zealand, say conservation officials. Two men were seen using a crowbar to prise rocks off the penguins’ burrow in Hawkes Bay and then hook the birds out by their neck. One of the penguins died in ...

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Fake wheelchair user arrested for smuggling gold in Bangladesh

DHAKA: A man pretending to be a wheelchair user who had taped 25kg (55lb) of gold to his thighs has been arrested at Bangladesh’s main airport. Customs officials became suspicious when they saw that Jamil Akhter had travelled abroad 13 times this year. The $1.5m (£1.15m) haul is the largest ...

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