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Crystal meth worth 500 million baht seized

Jack Burton

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Acting on a tip-off, police and narcotic suppression officers in Tak province on 18 Oct seized 1.5 tons of crystal methamphetamine, better known as ice, worth more than 500 million baht, according to the Thai-language Khao Sod newspaper.

The drugs were hidden under metal sheets in the back of an 18-wheel truck.

Crystal meth worth 500 million baht seized | News by Thaiger

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The truck driver and his assistant said they were hired to deliver the drugs to a dealer in Nakhon Pathom.

It took officers more than an hour to retrieve the pills from the secret chambers under the bed of the truck.

เจ้าหน้าที่ด่านตรวจร่วมเพื่อความมั่นคงบ้านห้วยยะอุ อำเภอแม่สอด จังหวัดตาก จับ 2 หนุ่ม พร้อมรถพ่วง 18 ล้อ ซุกซ่อนไอซ์…

Posted by SAQ News on Friday, October 18, 2019

Source: thairesidents.com

 

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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