Samut Prakan, 13 suspects detained as investigation expands to seize 2,000 kg of pure ice from a tugboat in Chachoengsao Province.
After Pol. Lt. Gen. Jirapop Phuridej, Commander of the Central Investigation Police Has ordered a large-scale operation to arrest international drug smuggling rings led by Pol. Lt. Gen. Kirisak Tantinwachai, commander of the Narcotics Suppression Police. Ordered the Special Operations Unit to defeat Phairi 43 together with Pol. Maj. Gen. Prutthiphong Nuchanart, Commander of the Marine Police. along with officers of Sri Racha Marine Police Station Koh Sichang Marine Police Station and the Matchanu Marine Special Operations Team Sonthi was able to arrest a total of 13 Thai suspects and seize drug confiscated items. More than 2,000 kilograms of pure ice at the port in Bang Pakong District, Chachoengsao Province.
This operation Narcotics Suppression Police Headquarters Together with the Marine Police Division and spies, it was reported that large amounts of drugs would be smuggled to be sold abroad. Therefore, officers were deployed from the Special Operations Unit 43 of the Narcotics Suppression Division. and the Matchanu Marine Special Operations Team Marine Police Division They kept watch over the suspect at the pier area, Bang Pakong Subdistrict, Bang Pakong District, Chachoengsao Province, until around 9:30 p.m. last night (Dec. 4). The police found that there was Transporting drugs onto large tugboats
The Special Operations Unit 43 quickly arrested him along with the Matchanu Water Special Operations Team. The Marine Police brought the boat RN 66 to support them to raid and search and inform them of their rights and immediately detained and arrested them. During the arrest, the suspect tried to escape by jumping into the water but was unable to escape. Police were able to arrest all the suspects.
A search of the boat found 90 boxes of crystal meth hidden under the boat, with a total weight of approximately 2,000 kilograms, all concealed and packed in bags of dried fruit. The police suppress drugs. went to inspect the scene and inspect and seize the seized items along with the accused in order to be prosecuted according to law
drug suppression police Thirteen suspects were detained at the Narcotics Suppression Police Headquarters. In order to investigate, it will lead to the expansion of results in the arrest of additional participants. As for the seized boat, it was given to the Marine Police to drag the accused’s boat to be seized at the Marine Police Headquarters. Samut Prakan Province.
Source: Thai News Agency