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Passenger van busted carrying meth at Phuket Checkpoint

PHUKET: Tha Chatchai Police arrested two Thai males at 11pm yesterday (Nov 30) when the passenger van they were in was found to have 2,156 methamphetamine pills (ya bah) hidden in a compartment inside the van.

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Friday 1 December 2017, 11:18AM


A team of officers from Tha Chatchai Police led by Lt Col Nokorn Chutong arrested the van driver Uthai Jankarn, 41, and his accomplice Phuwadon Pornsawangniwet, 20, both from Trang when they carried out a routine search of their minivan and found the ya bah pills inside a compartment of the white Phuket-registered Toyata commercial passenger van.

Both Uthai and Phuwadon confessed to police that the pills belonged to them so they were taken to Tha Chatchai Police Station and charged with possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

 

 

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Kurt | 01 December 2017 - 14:13:19

Driving on Phuket roads gives you 'the' experience/answer? Ok.
But the question is...why..?
What make Paradise Phuket, ..The pearl of Andaman.. a drugs needed island so much?

Knowing why, ..can start perhaps start a sufficient and preventing dealing with it?
Now it are just arrests, confiscating millions of tablets of 'whatever', getting people jailed ( no solution).


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Pauly44 | 01 December 2017 - 13:37:55

No need for a study, just drive on the roads and you'll get your answer.

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Kurt | 01 December 2017 - 12:17:18

Has there been ever a scientifically study done to discover why so many people living on Paradise Phuket, The Pearl of Andaman, are in need of so many drugs?

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