Two arrested in Chiang Rai with 3.24 m meth pills

Breaking News January 13, 2018 17:06

By The Nation

Chiang Rai police arrested two Hmong-ethnic suspects late on Friday night while they were allegedly smuggling 3.24 million methamphetamine pills from the border into Muang district.

The two were arrested at 12.10am on Saturday at a road checkpoint in Mae Chan district while they were driving a pickup truck.

One of the suspects was identified as Ekkaraj Kesornkatika, 21, and the other is a 17-year-old boy.

They were accused of smuggling the drug from a Hmong trafficking ring in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Kaen district.

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