A man has been arrested in Chiang Rai with 4 million methamphetamine pills stacked into the back of his pick-up.

The 27 year old is alleged to have smuggled from a border spot.

Acting on a tip-off, the Chiang Rai-based narcotics suppression police spotted a pick-up truck parked at a shophouse on Phaholyothin road in Moo 4 village in Wiang Pha Kham tambon, Mae Sai district at 9.20pm last night.

Police found a suspect, Surachai Bese from Chiang Rai’s Mae Saruay district, hanging around near the pickup. Police had Surachai open its back cap and found 25 bags with the drugs inside.

Surachai was taken to the Chiang Rai narcotics suppression office for questioning. Police are seeking to identify the drug boss who hired him to smuggle the methamphetamine tablets across the border.

Source: The Thaiger


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