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Firearms and drugs seized in tourist hotspots

Firearms and drugs seized in tourist hotspots

WEDNESDAY, February 27, 2019

Large amounts of firearms and drugs have been seized this month in southern Thailand, police in Mai Khao announced on Wednesday.

Firearms and drugs seized in tourist hotspots

Region 8 Deputy Commander Maj Gen Wanchai Eaksorapit said: “There has been a major crackdown this month in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chumphon, Ranong, Krabi, Phang Nga and Phuket.
“Ninety-three suspects have been arrested and 142 firearms seized.

Firearms and drugs seized in tourist hotspots
“Officers arrested 559 drug suspects with a total of 91,650 methamphetamine pills, 1.5kg of crystal meth [ice], 36.9kg of marijuana and 856.5kg of kratom leaves.
“We are continuing to crackdown on illegal firearms and drugs,” Wanchai added.

Source: Thethaiger.com

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