CHIANG RAI – Police, military and immigration officers arrested two men as they were trying to smuggle drugs across the Thai-Myanmar border.
Officers said Kritsana Todchanung, 30, from Buri Ram, and Piti Anuntantikul, 33, from Phuket were apprehended with 200,000 methamphetamine pills on Monday in Mae Sai district.
Officers who had waited in ambush in a forest in Pa Daeng village stopped Mr Kritsana who was driving a pickup truck in the village for a search. They discovered three boxes containing 200,000 meth pills.
Mr Piti was later detained near the village, police said.