Counterfeit Palm Oil Vendor Arrested

 | Fri 29 May 2015 09:10 ICT

CityNews – Over 1000 litres of counterfeit oil were seized after police arrested a woman caught selling fake palm oil in Sarapee.

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32-year-old Thanchanok Suebthong from Surin province was arrested with 1,170 one litre bags of counterfeit palm oil and 20 items relevant to the case.

Earlier this month, officials in the Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office were informed by residents in the area that the woman was selling oil, using fake labels.

Thanchanok denied any role in producing and selling counterfeit oil.

She awaits prosecution.