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Three arrested in Phuket tourist hub for drug possession

PHUKET: One man and two women were arrested in Patong last night when they were found to be in possession of crystal meth (ya ice).

By Eakkapop Thongtub

Wednesday 3 June 2015, 12:41PM

From left: Maneerat, Kreangsak and Kannika.

From left: Maneerat, Kreangsak and Kannika.

Kathu police arrested the three during a swoop of the Patong area as part of their ongoing anti drug and crime campaign.

Police first arrested Kreangsak Pornpat, 39, with 2.59 grams of ya ice when he tried to sell an unknown amount of the drug to plain clothes police.

The arrest of Kreangsak led police to search and arrest two woman who were with him, Maneerat Gnamlert, 30, and Kannika Sombat, 33.


During the search of the women, police found they were both in possession of .35g of ya ice and also drug taking paraphernalia.

All three people were taken to Kathu police station where Kreangsak was charged with possessionj of a Category 1 drug with intent to sell, while Kannika and Maneerat were charged with possession of a Category 1 drug.



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