5kg of 'ice' found in bushes

5kg of 'ice' found in bushes

District officials show the five packages containing crystal methamphetamine, or ice as the handwritten sign says, found in Pak Pla district of Nakhon Phanom province on Monday morning. (Photo: Pattanapong Sripiachai)
District officials show the five packages containing crystal methamphetamine, or ice as the handwritten sign says, found in Pak Pla district of Nakhon Phanom province on Monday morning. (Photo: Pattanapong Sripiachai)

NAKHON PHANOM: Five one-kilogramme packages of crystal methamphetamine were found hidden in roadside bushes in Pla Pak district on Monday morning.

The drugs were discovered by villagers of tambon Pla Pak, who reported it to the district office.

District chief Phumsak Khampu said local officials and soldiers from the local drug suppression team were sent to seize the five packages. There were no arrests.

The crystal meth, also known as ice, would have a street value of about 5 million baht.

It was being held at the district office for examination.

Mr Phumsak said the drugs were probably hidden beside the road by smugglers, awaiting collection for delivery to customers .



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