CityNews – At 11:00 a.m. on March 27, Ratchaneekorn Sornsiri, Deputy Secretary of the Office of Narcotics Control Board, and Rakhop Srisupa-ut, Customs Department Director-General, held a press conference about a drug arrest here over 2.8 kg of crystal methamphetamine was seized.
This drug bust was a joint task force by Thai DEA, Immigration Officers, and Customs Officers. Thai officials were warned about drug smuggling rings coming from China by air. The officials had been watching the suspect up until the arrest. Initial investigations showed involvement with Thai drug dealers who would be picking up the drugs at the Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX.) The investigators are now looking for further details.
The arrest happened at 12:30 p.m. on March 26. A customs official spotted an unidentified object with an X-Ray machine. The suspicious luggage came from a China Eastern Airline flight (MU2583) arriving from Khunming (KNG) at 12:20 p.m., and belonged to an Indonesian national named Ayi Sunaryi (42). After questioning Ayi and searching his bag, the official found 2.825 kg of crystal methamphetamine in a package wrapped in black duct tape. The suspect did not speak English or Thai and refused to cooperate with the official. He is now in police custody for processing and legal actions. The crystal meth seized by the customs is estimated to be worth over 10 million baht.
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