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N. Korea detains 2 Japanese for suspected drug smuggling(back in mid-March)
Kyodo News ^
Posted on 04/20/2011 6:51:29 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
N. Korea detains 2 Japanese for suspected drug smuggling
BEIJING, April 20, Kyodo
North Korean authorities are currently detaining two Japanese men, apparently on suspicion of drug smuggling, it was learned Wednesday.
A total of three Japanese men were initially taken into detention in mid-March, but one of them has since been released and returned to Japan, sources familiar with the case said.
Japanese officials have knowledge about the matter and are prudently examining the situation, the sources said.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: drug; kidnapping; nkorea
First a Korean-American last Nov., and then two Japanese last Mar. Something is not right here. I begin to suspect that these three men were detained on trumped-up charges. NK may be collecting hostages as bargaining chips.
To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; nw_arizona_granny; ...
posted on 04/20/2011 6:52:23 AM PDT
(The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
Another yakuza/nork drug/gun deal gone wrong.
posted on 04/20/2011 7:53:52 AM PDT
((The struggle continues))
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