Seven arrested on drug charges

PHUKET: Police yesterday arrested six men for possession of ya bah (methamphetamine) and one for possession of marijuana. The six, named as Prasert Tongruang, 23, Taewa Sansook, 21, Montri Pongkan, 22, Prasert Boopphakarn, 19, Nareth Kongkaew, 22, and Jaroong Pimkij, 26, were arrested in a police raid on a home in Moo 1, Tambon Karon, just after dawn. Pol Lt Teerawat Liumsuwan of Chalong Police Station said officers recovered seven pills. Around noon, Chalong Police raided a house in Soi Sooksan 2, Rawai, after a tip-off that teenagers were holding a marijuana party there. They found only Jaroon Lamka, 25. He was found to be in possession of 200 milligrams of the drug, worth about 100 baht. All seven alleged offenders are in custody at Chalong Police Station. They will be transferred to Phuket Provincial Prison tomorrow to await trial.

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