5 Million Baht Methamphetamine Bust (Thailand)

Thai police have arrested five men and seized 500 million baht (16.6 million dollars) worth of methamphetamine drugs smuggled from the country’s northern border with Myanmar.

National Police Chief Priewpan Danapong said the huge drug haul included 40 kilograms of «ice,» or crystal methamphetamine, and 1.7 million methamphetamine pills.

Priewpan was quoted by the Bangkok Post website as saying the drugs were discovered at 11pm (1600 GMT) Saturday after police received a tip-off and stopped and searched a passenger bus in Ayutthaya province, 80 kilometres north of Bangkok.

Read more in the Chiangrai Times


About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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