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Big drug bust in Uttaradit

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Police arrested a couple and seized 270,000 methamphetamine tablets in Uttaradit on Saturday, said Pol Maj Gen Pichet Wattanaluck, chief of the provincial police. 

He said officers had received a tip that there would be an attempt to smuggle a large amount of illegal drugs from Chiang Rai to Talad Thai in Bangkok through Thong Saen Khan district in Uttaradit. Police subsequently set up a checkpoint on the Nam Ang-Nam Pee road at Ban Pa Kai.

Officers spotted a white Honda City sedan, with the Chiang Rai licence plate KN 6334, as they had been alerted, and signalled it to stop.

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