Assistant village chief busted with 3.8 million meth pills

An assistant village chief has been arrested in Mae Chan district of Chiang Rai for alleged drug trafficking after Chiang Rai police seized three.8 million meth tablets and 1 kilogramme of ketamine. Off-limits of the Chiang Rai Provincial Police introduced the drug bust yesterday.
The forty five 12 months old assistant Ban Pha Bue village chief in Mae Fa Luang district was caught with the practically four million meth drugs and massive stash of ketamine after police acquired a tip-off. After receiving phrase that a big shipment of meth tablets was expected to reach at Phahon Yothin Road from Mae Fa Luang district that sits on the Thai-Burmese border, police investigated additional and located the man.
Police arrange checkpoints along the route before sighting a suspicious mini-caravan of 2 pickup trucks and a motorcycle. The vehicles and motorcycle were stopped in tambon Mae Rai on the local village highway.
Two drivers – the motorcyclist and one pickup truck driver – fled after being stopped and managed to escape arrest. The remaining pickup truck was searched, uncovering not solely the hundreds of thousands of meth tablets and ketamine stash but also a 9mm pistol in addition to ATM cards and mobile phone banking information.
The meth tablets the assistant village chief was transporting have been linked to a drug trafficking ring that is based mostly simply on the opposite facet of the Burmese border in Ban Pha Khao. The town is simply throughout the border from Mae Fah Luang district in Thailand.
The assistant village chief has now been charged with illegally possessing narcotics with intent to sell as nicely as costs of carrying a gun in public without permission..

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