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A father and his son were sentenced to long sentences of imprisonment for possession and sale of methamphetamines by the Criminal Court in Bangkok on Wednesdsay. 

Apichart Niworn, 43, and his son, Apichet Niworn, 25, were convicted of bringing illegal drugs from northern provinces to clients in Bangkok.

In a successful sting operation in September this year, police made a false drug buy, resulting in the confiscation of 60,000 tablets of methamphetamine. Another 932 tablets were later found in a PVC pipe hidden inside a concrete pole in their house, police said.

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