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Chiang Rai Police Seize 200,000 Yaba Pills

The authorities have seized a total of 240,000 amphetamine pills and a small amount of crystallized methamphetamine or “ya-ice” weighing about 0.7 kilograms.

The authorities have seized a total of 240,000 amphetamine pills and a small amount of crystallized methamphetamine or “ya-ice” weighing about 0.7 kilograms.

CHIANG RAI –  Police in Chiang Rai have arrested two Hmong villagers who belonged to a drug trafficking network within the area.The authorities have seized a total of 240,000 amphetamine pills and a small amount of crystallized methamphetamine or “ya-ice” weighing about 0.7 kilograms.

30 year-old Ekkachai Saenhanchai and 46 year-old Suthi Boonnudi, both locals of Mae Sot district in Tak province, have been arrested by Chiang Rai police. The men were caught as they were driving a pick-up truck that was loaded with agricultural produce, which they have used to conceal the drugs beneath.

Meanwhile, Chiang Rai governor Pongsak Wongsamer along with other high-ranking police and Army officers spoke to the press that the amount of drug trafficking activities has been on the rise.

He also said that the two arrested suspects have been hired from another drug trafficking network in Suphanburi province. – See more at: http://thainews.prd.go.th/centerweb/newsen/NewsDetail?NT01_NewsID=WNSOC5709160010003#sthash.1FMeBKmp.dpuf

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