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23-years-old Irishman arrested in Chiang Mai on drugs charge faces up to 50 years in jail

Ancient walls around Chiang Mai old city.

Ancient walls around Chiang Mai old city. Photo: Martin-Manuel Beaulne.




A 23-year-old Irishman is facing up to 50 years in a Thai prison after he allegedly tried to sell marijuana to officers from the Crime Suppression Division.

The Irishman was arrested in a sting operation in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand early last week.

If found guilty, he faces a maximum sentence of 50 years in a Thai jail.

-TN