Thai laborers arrested for smoking amphetamine

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/05
By: Liu Chien-pang and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Sept. 5 (CNA) Thirty-one Thai laborers working at a printing factory in New Taipei have been detained for smoking amphetamine, police said on Saturday.

Police raided the factory in Xindian District (新店) and seized 2.05 grams of amphetamine as well as 75 narcotic residue packets on Friday night after receiving a tip that foreign laborers often smoke amphetamine in their dormitory over the weekend.

The detainees have been turned over to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office for violations of the Narcotics Hazard Prevention Act.

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