Tags : Narcotics


Thailand Used as Transit Point for Transport of Illegal Drugs

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Ministry of Justice said Thailand has been used by drug traders as a hub and transit point for the transport of illegal drugs to various countries, particularly for the smuggling of crystal methamphetamine, or ice, and heroin. Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said Thailand is rarely used as a drug production base, due […]Read More


Narcotics Weighing Over 25 Tons Will Be Destroyed On June

BANGKOK, June 20 (TNA) – The Public Health Ministry set the 50th incineration of seized narcotics weighing altogether 25.3 tons on June 26 and July 13-14 in Ayutthaya province. The incineration will happen at the Utilities and Environment Management Office of the Bang Pa-in Industrial Estate. It is aimed at provining seriousness and transparency in […]Read More


Anti-narcotics police seize ฿15 million cash and uncover huge money

In multiple raids in Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi provinces yesterday, narcotic suppression officials seized about 15 million baht in cash and many valuables. They also uncovered several bank accounts, allegedly detailing drug money transfers totalling more than one billion baht. Pol Lt-Gen Chinnapat Sarasin, commissioner of the Anti-Narcotics Bureau, said today (Wednesday) that police are […]Read More


PM Announces Great Importance on Anti-narcotic Fights

BANGKOK, June 26 (TNA) — Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced an intention to seriously and continuously tackle all kinds of narcotics on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The government considered narcotic suppression and prevention as its urgent mission and all parties must cooperate on curbing narcotic problems, rehabilitating […]Read More


New Army Chief orders security forces to tackle narcotics problem

BANGKOK, Oct 22 (TNA) — The commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Army has ordered the military to get serious in tackling narcotics and take advantage of the Damrongtham Center mechanisms to help in their efforts. Deputy Spokeswoman for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Col Sirichan Nga-Thong reported that Gen Apirat Kongsompong, the […]Read More


Three massive busts net B2bn worth of drugs

Thirteen drug suspects have been detained and drugs with a combined street value of over 2 billion baht seized in three crackdowns carried out this month, the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) revealed Tuesday. Ten million methamphetamine tablets, 37 kilogrammes of heroin, 2kg of crystal meth and 917kg of cannabis were seized in total, police said. […]Read More


‘Phuket on heroin high alert,’ says Vice Governor

PHUKET: According to a report by the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) yesterday, Phuket is now on high alert against the spread of heroin following a spate of heroin-related arrests. The report, released on the official NNT website at 5:02pm yesterday (July 1), quotes Phuket Vice Governor Snith Sriwihok as saying the province is […]Read More


B100m of meth found hidden in Mercedes, driver arrested

SURAT THANI: A drug courier was arrested after more than 500,000 methamphetamine pills worth about 100 million baht were found hidden in a Mercedes-Benz he was driving in Ban Na San district. Sompot Pattanamachaising, 34, of northern Mae Hong Son province, was stopped on Tuesday at a police checkpoint at Yang Ung intersection on Asia […]Read More