smuggle

  • Thailand

    Man arrested trying to smuggle 28 million baht in gold across Burmese border

    A Thai man is under arrest after police say he allegedly was caught smuggling a whopping 28 million baht worth of gold bars across the Burmese border. The man, identified only as 37 year old “Chart” was arrested after being searched at a checkpoint in Sanghklaburi district in Kanchanaburi province last night. Police say they were tipped off and went…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Human trafficking ‘gang’ arrested over Samut Sakhon outbreak | VIDEO

    But are they scapegoats? Nearly 2 months after the Samut Sakhon outbreak put Thailand’s previously excellent Covid 19 record to the test, a series of people are now being rounded up and arrested as the key people behind the outbreak. A 45 year old Thai woman, known as Jay Phet, has been arrested for acquiring illegal Burmese migrants, getting them…

  • Drugs

    Positive test for ketamine was a “technical error”

    A “technical error” in field testing had led to the false claim that 11.5 tonnes of ketamine had been seized at a warehouse in Chachoesngsao province. Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin, made the admission at a media briefing called to clear up the matter. The 475 sacks containing were seized by ONCB officials during a raid on a warehouse at tambon…

  • Northern Thailand

    One Thai, six Burmese arrested in northern Thailand

    PHOTO: ThaiVisa A 36 year old Thai man has been arrested for allegedly smuggling six Burmese migrants across the border into Mae Hong Son’s Khun Yuam district. District officials stopped Pimarn Kannikar at a road checkpoint at 5pm on Wednesday night. He was riding a motorcycle. His Burmese passenger failed to present any travel documents. Following questioning, Pimarn later led…

  • South

    Drugs-in-book being sent to Phuket, seized in Songkhla

    PHOTO: Hatyai Police A man has been arrested in Hat Yai, Songkhla trying to smuggle crystal methamphetamine inside a book in a parcel bound for Phuket. Hat Yai Police have arrested 31 year old Preawpan Tamakunapohn at a hotel in Hat Yai. He was found with three bags of crystal methamphetamine totaling 82.31 grams. One bag was found in his…