AYUTTHAYA - Police on Friday arrested two suspects and seized 500,000 methamphetamine pills, or ya ba, and 10 kilogrammes of crystal meth, or ya ice, with a combined street value of about 300 million baht.
The suspects were caught on the inbound Asia Highway at a petrol station in Bang Pa-in district of Ayutthaya province. They were identified as Sompong Kiewpra-in, 40, and Bayun Pupetch, a 28-year-old Lao woman, said Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen, secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board.
Police found 200,000 ya ba pills and four kilogrammes of ya ice in Mr Sompong's truck. They later discovered the remaining drugs hidden under dense grass near the petrol station, he added.
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