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Accused drug trafficker deported

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Thai authorities, in a rare show of cross-border police cooperation, on Friday deported a suspected methamphetamine trafficker to Myanmar, where he faces an arrest warrant. 

Alleged Burmese drug trafficker Shwe Nu is escorted by police after a press conference at the Office of the Narcotics Control Board on Friday. Thailand deported him to Myanmar where he faces an arrest warrant. (EPA photo)

Shwe Nu, 46, was arrested in Bangkok on June 2, at the request of Myanmar anti-narcotics police who issued a warrant for his arrest last year after they discovered 171,000 methamphetamine pills in his home in Myanmar's Shan State.

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