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Methamphetamine worth 51 million baht found washed up on Koh Samui beach

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Packages of crystal methamphetamine worth around 51 million baht were found washed up on Koh Samui’s Hat Koh Taen beach yesterday. Police suspect the drugs are from a vessel which sank off the coast of Vietnam while carrying a large shipment of drugs.

Police say 100 kilograms of methamphetamine was found on the coast of Vietnam on December 10. Just last week, 3 other 1 kilogram packages of crystal methamphetamine were found on Chaiya’s Hat Niyom beach. Police suspect the drugs are from the same shipment.

On Koh Samui, villagers found 17 yellow packages, each with 1 kilogram of crystal methamphetamine. The packages were tightly wrapped in 3 layers with pictures of carps and Chinese characters. Thai police say the packages are similar to those found in Chaiya.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

 

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    Tt

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    Chinese characters? ?

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    LEE HAI

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 7:17 pm

    Thumbs up for karma sinking the boat, to bad the Kracken didn’t drag down the head honchos and
    place of source as well…..

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      Slugger

      Friday, January 29, 2021 at 10:24 am

      I have no idea what a ‘Kracken’ is. Nor do I have any inclination to find out.

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    Bill

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    supply and demand lee. Prohibition of alcohol worked wonders in the united states. Maybe they should just increase the penalties to possibly life in prison as that has worked so well in the past.

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    Ian

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Its amazing what washes up on Thai beaches 555
    Maybe Draculas coffin next week

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    Toby Andrews

    Friday, January 29, 2021 at 2:58 pm

    A pity it was wrapped so well, the fish would have been high for a week.

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