3 arrested over smuggling of drugs hidden in Snow White dwarf dolls

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A Malaysian national and two of his daughters have been arrested over attempts to smuggle illegal drugs into Japan by hiding them in ceramic dolls of characters from the Disney film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," police and customs said Tuesday. The Japanese authorities have confiscated the stimulant drugs, weighing about 6 kilograms and estimated to have a street value of around 384 million yen ($3.64 million), that were concealed in dwarf and apple ceramics. They believe Wong Siewmin, 53, his eldest daughter Chinatsu Ebisawa, 36, and his third daughter, 18, whose name is being withheld b...

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