Thai police raid drug-fuelled party at luxury villa, 34 arrested

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Police in Nakhon Pathom dismantled a drug-fueled party at a luxury pool villa yesterday discovering various drugs, including ketamine and meth, 34 individuals were arrested in the drug raid despite attempts to evade capture.

Officers from multiple divisions, including the Provincial Police Region 7 and Nakhon Pathom Municipal Police, conducted the raid in Wang Taku, Nakhon Pathom, following reports of a gathering involving drug use.

Officers surrounded the villa after being alerted to loud music and suspicious activities. Upon entering, they found a group of young men and women engaged in the party. Despite attempts to flee, all 34 individuals were apprehended, comprising 20 men and 14 women, aged between 18 and 30 years old.

Inside the villa, authorities discovered various drugs, including ketamine, crystal methamphetamine, and methamphetamine pills, along with paraphernalia scattered throughout the room.

The Thai police received a tip-off about the party and took swift action, arresting the party-goers before transferring them to Nakhon Pathom Hospital for drug testing, and the villa owner was also summoned for questioning.

The initial charges levied against the detainees involved the possession and consumption of illegal substances. Police are now conducting further investigations to trace the origins of the drugs and identify the organisers of the party, intending to pursue legal action, reported KhaoSod.

This operation highlights the ongoing efforts by law enforcement to tackle drug-related activities in the region. By addressing these gatherings, law enforcement aims to reduce the availability and consumption of drugs, thereby enhancing community safety.

In similar news, a police raid on a prominent Bangkok hotel yesterday ended in the apprehension of Naraset Thaiset and associates after seizing crystal methamphetamine and a firearm.

Investigators from Metropolitan Police Division 1 executed the raid on June 10 at approximately 10.20pm following reports of drug activities in a hotel room located in Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang District, Bangkok. Naraset Thaiset, who is related to Deputy Interior Minister Chada Thaiset, was among those arrested along with individuals identified only as Kitcha, Walis, and Anchaliporn.

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