Thailand News

Breaking news headlines

Billion-baht Belgian pot dealer arrested in Phuket

1 min read
Breaking News

Breaking News. Image: GoodManPL (Pixabay).

Immigration officers arrested Belgian national Patrick Lagrou, 55, who was wanted on an Interpol notice as a fugitive drug dealer, as he was attempting to leave Phuket on Saturday night.

Lagrou is renowned as the biggest marijuana grower in Belgium’s history, amassing a fortune of 25 million euros – more than a billion baht – in assets before he fled to Thailand, said Phuket Immigration Superintendent Sunchai Chokkajaykij.

Read more: The Nation

Leave a Reply