Major drug busts in Northeast

Major drug busts in Northeast

Deputy police chief Gen Chalermkiat Srivorakhan (holding a marijuana brick) and other senior police officers show the evidence seized from recent drug busts in the Northeast on Sunday. (Photo by Prasit Tangprasert)
Deputy police chief Gen Chalermkiat Srivorakhan (holding a marijuana brick) and other senior police officers show the evidence seized from recent drug busts in the Northeast on Sunday. (Photo by Prasit Tangprasert)

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Major drug hauls involving 760,000 methamphetamine pills and 500 kilogrammes of compressed marijuana have been made by police under the Region 3 Provincial Police Bureau, deputy police chief Pol Gen Chalermkiat Srivorakhan said at a briefing on Sunday.

Pol Gen Chalermkiat said the meth pills were seized in recent operations by Chaiyaphum, Buri Ram and Ubon Ratchathani police. The drugs were intercepted while being smuggled across the border via Khemarat district of Ubon Ratchathani province.

The marijuana was seized by Nakhon Ratchasima police in an interception of a pickup truck.

The actions were in line with the government's drug suppression policy, Pol Gen Chalermkiat said.



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