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Thai police bust major drug smuggling operation, seize illegal substances bound for overseas

Photo by The Pattaya News.

Thai police yesterday revealed the quantity of drugs seized since October of last year, which were intended for illicit transportation across borders.

The Airport Interdiction Task Force (AITF) and the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) worked together to seize the drugs. Pol. Lt. Gen. Sarayut Sanguanphokai, the commissioner-general of the NSB, announced the results.

The drugs seized since October 2022 included 12 kilograms of crystal meth, 11,823 meth pills, 1.7 kilograms of ketamine, 5.3 kilograms of cocaine, and 4.2 kilograms of heroin. The smugglers hid the drugs in everyday items such as kitchen appliances, snack bags, pillows, speakers, and baking powder bags to avoid detection.

The drugs had been smuggled into Thailand from Johannesburg, South Africa, and Ethiopia, and were destined for Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia, according to Pol….

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