Chiang Rai police seize 1 million methamphetamine pills

Police in Chiang Rai have arrested 2 males and seized 1 million methamphetamine tablets after a car pursuit within the province’s Muang district last night time. As reported by the Bangkok Post, narcotics suppression police and troopers at first attempted to flag down the men’s automobile, with police then giving chase after the driver accelerated away.
Ingredients of the automobile unveiled the drug haul, with a 30 12 months old and an 18 year outdated, both from tambon Huai Chomphu in Chiang Rai’s Muang district, arrested. According to the report, the men have been handed over to Muang police station for authorized action, with an prolonged investigation being carried out to find different folks involved.
The bust comes within the wake of Laos police making a report haul of illicit drugs within the Golden Triangle on Wednesday, with Thai security forces advising that greater than 55 million amphetamine tablets and over 1.5 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine had been seized.
Jeremy Douglas, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Southeast Asia regional consultant, told Reuters that “spillover is hitting the region”, with unrest in border areas in the wake of February’s coup in Myanmar..

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