1 million yaba seized, 3 arrested
- Published: 25 Jul 2013 at 21.50
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LAMPANG ― Police on Thursday seized about one million methamphetamine pills, or yaba, and arrested three suspects in Sop Prap district after a brief car chase and shootout. Sop Prap police station chief Somchart Paopanij said two men and one woman were apprehended.
He identified the men as Pakkarachai Plengsriwattana, 32, Narong Kullapaechapak, 30, and the woman as Karnchana Bootthanes, 25.
An officer at the community police office at Moo 3 village in tambon Samai alerted his colleagues at Sop Prap police station that two pickup trucks suspected of carrying illegal items were going their way at high speed on the outbound lane of Phahon Yothin Road (Lampang-Tak). He asked them to stop and search the vehicles.
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