Reopening of borders leads to increase in illicit drug trade, say police
Police have seized 1.1 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine of “ice” in less than a week, officers said on Tuesday, as the kingdom cracks down on smuggling that has surged since the country’s borders reopened.
The haul comes after a spike in clashes between police and smugglers in northern border regions, long a hub for the trade in illegal narcotics.
Following a tip-off, police arrested 10 Thai nationals in a series of raids in the north and south of the kingdom.
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