This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

South Korea: US soldier accused of smuggling drugs

A US Army private smuggled into South Korea about 3,400 grams of synthetic marijuana through international mail from Hungary, US since 2011.

Washington: South Korea is indicting a US Army private for his involvement in the biggest drug smuggling case in the country, CNN reported on Thursday.

The soldier, from the 2nd Infantry Division based in South Korea, smuggled in about 3,400 grams of synthetic marijuana - also known as spice - through international mail from Hungary and the US since last year, said an official from the Seoul Central Prosecutor`s office.

The drugs were estimated to be valued around $90,000.

The private will be transferred to South Korean custody, the report said.

At least five more US citizens, including a former soldier, will be prosecuted in the case, and authorities said there may be more people involved in the drug ring.


From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions


photo gallery



A wearable sticker that can prevent sexual assault

Neymar set to move to Paris Saint Germain

Council in Pakistan orders Revenge Rape of a 16-Year-Old

Photographing the world from a plane

Indian female cops are out in full force to protect women

Delhi's Mini Afghanistan: Far from war, these Afghanis have found their home in India