Smugglers Abandon Drug Truck

 | Thu 11 Jun 2015 03:57 ICT

CityNews — Residents from the Muang district reported a suspicious pickup truck to the military on June 10th. The vehicle had been abandoned at the entrance of a local’s farm, about 50 metres away from the main road.

drug truck

After locating and searching the vehicle, military, police, and local authorities discovered around 700,000 yaba pills stashed inside. Authorities were unable to locate the driver of the vehicle.

According to locals, the vehicle had been abandoned for three days, and therefore they informed officials.

Authorities believe that the vehicle was used by smugglers to transport the drugs across the border, and was then was abandoned for fear of being caught.