Tags : Customs Officials

Phuket

Phuket Customs officials destroy B1.9mn of pirate copyright goods

PHUKET: Pirate copyright goods valued at B1.9 million were destroyed by Customs officials today (Dec 3) as the campaign to crack down on fake goods continues throughout the country. The 5,696 items were destroyed at an event led by Phuket Customs official Suthatsanee Suphaphan at the Saphan Hin incinerator. Full story: thephuketnews.com By Eakkapop Thongtub […]Read More

North

Fleeing Capture, Cigarette Smuggler Kills Pedestrian

PRACHINBURI — A soldier moonlighting as a cigarette smuggler hit and killed a man crossing a street last night while escaping customs officers in a car in Prachinburi city. Army 2nd Lt. Narong Srisak was speeding when he hit Chiad Plengplangsri, who was walking across the road Thursday night at the Nong Cha-Om Fruit Market […]Read More

Bangkok

Customs seize 7 milion baht worth of contraband from parcels

Customs officials have seized more than seven million baht worth of illicit drugs, sex toys, sex stimulation medicines and old motorcycle frames sent to Thailand through parcel boxes and air freights at Suvarnabhumi international airport. Mr Prayut Maneechote, director of Bangkok customs office, said all the contraband were seized after customs officials opened up several […]Read More

Bangkok

Black pond turtles rescued at Suvarnabhumi Airport

SAMUT PRAKAN, 5 May 2004 (NNT) – Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s Customs Bureau has rescued more than 200 black pond turtles in Samut Prakan Province. 225 black spotted pond turtles weighing up to 100 kilograms altogether were rescued at Suvarnabhumi International Airport while being smuggled in to the kingdom. According to Customs Bureau authorities, these adorable […]Read More

Bangkok

Kenyan nabbed with crystal meth at Suvarnabhumi Airport

A Kenyan man was arrested with nine kilogrammes of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or crystal meth, at Suvarnabhumi airport on Thursday night. The crystal meth has an estimated street value of 36 million baht. Customs Department director-general Rakop Srisupaat said the suspect, identified as Frank Tuvi, 36, travelled from Nairobi. Read more: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POSTRead More