The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 01/21/2011
Customs officers at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport have foiled another attempt to smuggle crystal methamphemine (shabu-shabu) by a Filipino woman, an official said Friday.
The woman, known only as "Susan RT", 42, had ingested 53 capsules containing the drug.
"This is the fourth smuggling attempt we have foiled where the drugs have been swallowed," airport customs investigation chief Gatot Sugeng Wibowo said as quoted by tempointeraktif.com.
Gatot said the suspect was arrested at the airport's terminal II D on Thursday at 1 p.m..
From the suspect, the officers confiscated 614 grams of crystal meth, estimated to be worth up to Rp 950 million.
The suspect came to Jakarta from Bangkok on board Thai Airways flight TG-433.