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Weapons Seizure in Mae Sai Chiang Rai

Wichai Jaijamras, 37 and Methawin Khamma, 30, were nabbed with weapons

 

CHIANGRAI TIMES – Army and Royal Thai Police officials manning a checkpoint on the Paholyothin Highway at the Myanmar border in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district arrested two men in possession of weapons, the officials told a press conference yesterday.

Wichai Jaijamras, 37 and Methawin Khamma, 30, were nabbed with weapons while driving a pick-up towards Muang district. A search of the suspects’ hotel room yielded more weapons.

Officials seized a shotgun, two pistol frames, three rifle frames, 13 pistols (9mm) with 750 bullets, one .22-calibre pistol with 100 bullets, six .38-calibre bullets, 25 shotgun shells, 12 rifle bullets, a set of pistol handles, 25 magazines for a 9mm pistol and five magazines for a .22 pistol.

Wichai said they were hired to transport the guns to a trader. The duo was charged with having weapons without permission and carrying them in a public place.

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