Ice: From Gang to Bust

Mohammad Yasin Khan started to suspect there was a problem when the industrial park—on the edge of Suva, Fiji's capital—began to smell like a latrine. A warehouse had been set up there to manufacture plastic furniture. But Khan, who runs a hardware store on the same block, said the factory workers seemed paranoid, avoiding conversation and reinforcing the doors and windows with metal bars. And the smell from a nearby culvert was foul. "We thought maybe it was something from the shop," he says. "The smell of the drain, it was like urine."

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