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Massive Drug Network Bust, 200 Million Confiscated
CityNews – On 6th October, General Pongpat Pongcharoen, Secretary of Office of Narcotics Control Board, along with 50 police officers, took a court order to Lampang to arrest Ms. Chidchanok Santhep. The police searched her home which she shared with her daughter and found 2 million baht in gold, jewellery, Buddha statues and 30 bank account book, all of which were confiscated. Ms. Chidchanok’s assets, which included three houses with land as well as seven plots of land in Chiang Mai city and two rows of townhouses in Chiang Rai, valued at 200 million baht.
The arrest came after a January court case which saw life sentences being issued to all drug dealers involved in a 220,000 pill-sting. Ms. Chidchanok’s name was brought up as complicit. The police had spent the past year following the trail of money which clearly went in and out of Ms. Chidchanok’s accounts and which loed to the purchase, in cash, of her many assets. There will be more information following and other members of the gang will be looked into.
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