Couple arrested in Tahiti for meth smuggling

A couple has been arrested in French Polynesia trying to smuggle methamphetamine from the United States.

Tahiti Nui TV said the woman had about 200 grams of the banned drug on her when she was detained at Tahiti airport after a flight from Los Angeles.

The man travelling with her had also been taken into custody.

The report said the couple planned to sell the drug, expecting to earn about $US200,000.



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