The Bangkok Post reviews
On Sunday evening, border patrol police arrested a suspect believed to be a member of hashish buying and selling ring working on the Thai-Lao border. The police confiscated 300kg of premium-grade hashish, price 6 million baht.
The suspect, a 43-year-old recognized as Jarat Tonhom, was arrested in tambon Chong Meg in Sirinthorn district after choosing up hashish at a pier alongside the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom province.
The suspect stated he was employed by a Thai one that trades with a Lao hashish gang. The suspect stated he was not a member of the drug ring. He claimed hardship attributable to Covid-19 pressured him to strive his hand at drug smuggling and added that he couldn’t establish the particular person as a result of they solely made contact by way of cellphone.
In the final two months, police have seized one tonne of hashish within the border space of That Phanom district in Nakhon Phanom province.