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Drug Couriers Arrested: A Border Smuggling Operation Uncovered

On September 6, 2023, two suspected drug couriers were arrested in Chiang Rai’s Muang district after 2 million methamphetamine pills were found in their vehicle. The Office of the Narcotics Control Board Region 5 announced the details of the arrest on September 7, withholding the suspects’ surnames. The duo now faces charges of collusion in possession of illicit drugs with intent to sell, among other offenses.

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Arrest of Scammers Trafficked by Chinese Gangs: A Detailed Overview

In recent months, the Immigration Bureau (IB) has arrested at least 20 Chinese nationals who were smuggled into Thailand from Cambodia. These individuals were en route to Myanmar to work for callcentre gangs. Investigations revealed that they were working for Chineseoperated gangs, intending to transfer their base of operations to Myanmar. Immigration Bureau Commissioner, Pol Lt Gen Pakphumpipat Sajjaphan, and his deputy, Pol Maj Gen Phanthana Nutchanart, stated on Monday that the Chinese operators were moving both their compatriots and Thai nationals to Myanmar following crackdowns in Cambodia.

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South Korean National Arrested for Drug Smuggling Allegations

A South Korean man has been apprehended by the police in Thailand after receiving a tipoff about his alleged involvement in the smuggling of crystal methamphetamine to South Korea. The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) collaborated with the Korea National Police earlier this month to investigate the 46yearold suspect, identified as Chun Younbae. Chun has been allegedly smuggling crystal meth to South Korea between 2021 and 2022.

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