Acting on tip-offs, Provincial Police Bureau 5 officers staked out the car park at the Ruam Chok Market in Muang Chiang Mai and arrested the Shan, Sikha, when he arrived in a pickup truck.
The heroin was found hidden on board.
Police said the suspect admitted to smuggling the shipment across the border from Mong Yawng in Shan state and was to deliver it to three Taiwanese.
The Taiwanese arrested later that day at the Night Bazaar were identified as Pao Zih Cho, Chang Thiagu and Wu Zhongshan Yi.
Published : October 31, 2018
By : The Nation