Tag - smuggling



JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 23, 2013
Top court voids acquittal of British drug smuggler
The Supreme Court has quashed an appeal by a British man convicted of smuggling stimulant drugs into Japan from the west African country of Benin in June 2010, letting stand a high court's overturning of his acquittal in a lay judge trial.
Jul 24, 2013
U.S. veteran extradited over drug smuggling
A former U.S. Navy sailor suspected of smuggling drugs into Japan through the military mail service in 2004 has been extradited from the United States, Japanese police said Wednesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 23, 2013
Former U.S. serviceman to be extradited to Japan over drug smuggling
A 31-year-old former U.S. sailor suspected of leading a group that smuggled drugs into Japan in 2004 through the military mail service will soon be extradited from the United States, police said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2013
Malaysia court rejects Japanese woman's appeal of drug-smuggling death sentence
A 38-year-old Japanese woman sentenced to death for attempting to smuggle drugs into Malaysia on Wednesday lost her appeal.


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