Rural Royal Thai Police pick up truck in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province

Rural Royal Thai Police pick up truck in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province. Photo: Mattes.

Big drugs consignment seized in flood-hit South

Police seized 298,000 “yaba” pills with a street value of Bt60 million in Surat Thani’s Phuphin district from a gang that took advantage of the recent flood chaos in the South to smuggle illicit drugs.

The pills – a combination of methamphetamine and caffeine – were seized at a roadside checkpoint at 2.30am on Thursday. The driver of a pickup truck, Wiwatchai Chanchoom, was also arrested.

Full story: The Nation


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