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Massive drug bust close to Chiang Rai border

Mae Sai in Chiang Rai is a major border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar

Mae Sai in Chiang Rai is a major border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar. Photo: Tevaprapas.




Myanmar authorities on Tuesday shut down a narcotics factory located seven kilometres from the Thai border, seizing 30 million ya ba pills and other drugs.

Narcotics suppression police raided the building in Tachilek province, opposite Mae Sai in Chiang Rai, and arrested three men aged 27, 35 and 52 and a 15-year-old girl.

Full story: The Nation

By Natthawat Laping
The Nation