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NAKHON SAWAN – Police arrested a Hmong tribesman and seized 460,000 methamphetamine pills, or ya ba, worth about 140 million baht, Chanthep Saesawet, Deputy commissioner of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, said on Wednesday. 

Noppadol Charoenwattanakul and Maitree (last name not given) were stopped at a police checkpoint in Payuha Khiri district in Nakhon Sawan, heading towards Bangkok in a pick-up truck. Police found the speed pills hidden behind the driver's seat, Pol Maj Gen Chanthep said.

Mr Noppadol fled while police were searching the vehicle.

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