NAN: Five officers from a police station in Nan province, including the station chief, have been fired after being arrested for smuggling 1 million speed pills.
Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung, left, questions one of three drug suspects during a press conference yesterday. The three were caught with 500,000 methamphetamine pills and 50kg of crystal methamphetamine in Pathum Thani province on Wednesday. APICHART JINAKUL
The five officers - Pol Lt Col Thammanoon Nakbua, chief of Ouan police station; Pol Sub Lt Jittipong Sochai, deputy crime suppression investigation chief; Pol Snr Sgt Maj Nonthawat Pansa; Pol Snr Sgt Maj Atthapol Khamsaen; and Pol Snr Sgt Maj Sakkapong Chiangnoon - were fired from the police service on the spot, Pol Maj Gen Chamnan Ruadriew, deputy chief of Police Region 5, said.
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