Police seized about two tonnes of marijuana worth an estimated 50 million baht hidden under a load of sand being carried by a truck in Nakhon Phanom on Monday.
Police said it was the biggest marijuana seizure ever made in Thailand. The drug shipment was packed in 68 bundles wrapped in black plastic hidden under a covering of sand on the back of the truck.
Three suspects were arrested. They told police this was their second job and they were paid 100,000 baht to deliver the drug to Khon Kaen province.
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