Songkhla Sea Port

Police recover stolen oil-smugglers’ boats in Songkhla

SONGKHLA: Police have recovered three confiscated fishing boats modified to smuggle diesel that were stolen from a pier in Chon Buri last week, but the 330,000 litres of contraband fuel they were carrying were missing.

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The three vessels – the Kamraingoen, JP and Daorung – were found near Malaysia on Sunday. They were towed to the pier at Marine Police Division 7 in Songkhla, arriving at 7.35pm on Monday. One of the boats had been partly repainted and another had a malfunctioning engine.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Assawin Pakkawan

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