A combined police-military team searched a house in Saphan Sung district of Bangkok and cut down a large number of krathom plants, of which the leaves are categorised as a type of narcotic drug, on Tuesday afternoon.
The authorities, with a warrant issued by the Min Buri Court, searched the house in Sammakorn housing estate in Soi Ramkhamhaeng 110 in Saphan Sung district on information that a large number of krathom trees had been grown on the land and in the house owned by Prom Jaeng-im, 64.
The krathom leaves had reportedly been supplied to producers of a narcotic mixture known as 4x100, which is popular with teenagers.
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