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Middle-aged Phuket meth dealer goes quietly

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PHUKET: Acting on a tip off about frequent drug transactions at the entrance to a soi in Thalang, police arrested a drug dealer in possession of ya bah (methamphetamine), and ya ice (crystal methamphetamine) yesterday.

Police questioning led to the confession of Nirun Yokcharern, 58, at the entrance to Soi Lak Muang 2 off of Thepkrasattri Road, said Thalang District Chief Supoj Chanakij.

Mr Nirun confessed to possessing drugs and surrendered 5,320 milligrams of ya ice and 90 ya bah pills.

Mr Nirun was charged at the Thalang Police Station with possession, sale and distribution of a class 1 drug.

— Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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