LAO officer’s pill-fering antics: Trafficking two million amphetamine tablets

A senior officer from a Local Administrative Organisation (LAO) in Lopburi province has been apprehended for trafficking two million amphetamine tablets. The officer, who confessed to having been concerned in 12 such operations, was paid 150,000 baht per job.
Police officers from Chiang Rai’s Provincial Police Division, Pan Police Station, Border Patrol Police Division 5, Northern Border Drug Prevention and Suppression Centre, Army Narcotics Suppression Centre, and the Office of Narcotics Control Board, right now expanded their drug investigation efforts.
The LAO senior officer was arrested after a suspicious group of unemployed ethnic ladies, who inexplicably had the funds to purchase land for a carpark close to the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Chan District, Chiang Rai, were recognized.
The property of the ladies was surrounded by a good fence and lined with a tarp, and automobiles from the Thai-Myanmar border space would enter and exit after midnight, many of which had fake or disguised license plates.
Officers yesterday noticed a white Toyota automotive with a Saraburi license plate getting into the car park for roughly 5 minutes before leaving. The automotive evaded police inspection at the Kew Thap Yang checkpoint on Phaholyothin Road in Mae Chan District, took a detour across the metropolis, and returned to Phaholyothin Road heading towards Pan District, which borders Mae Jai District, Phayao Province, so as to enter the country’s inside, reported KhaoSod.
Upon inspection at the Pu Kaeng checkpoint in Mae Yen, Pan District, it was discovered that the automotive was pushed by 33 12 months previous Sub-Lieutenant Suphakorn who was serving as a deputy director of an LAO in Lopburi province. He was sporting a government uniform and had a khaki authorities shirt hanging in his car.
Inside the automobile, 10 sacks had been present in black plastic bags and numerous locations such as the again seat, foot space, and automotive trunk. Each sack contained approximately 200,000 amphetamine tablets, totalling two million tablets.
Suphakorn was then arrested and initially charged with being a authorities official in possession of category 1 narcotics (amphetamine) for commerce and causing widespread distribution among the many public, affecting the state’s stability or public safety.
Monetize revealed that Suphakorn admitted to being hired by a lady to transport narcotics 12 occasions since April of this year, delivering them to the central region in change for a payment of 150,000 baht (US$ four,100) per journey. He received an advance cost of 25,000 baht each time.
This time, he rented a sedan and drove to Mae Chan District. He stated that two men and women acquired the automotive and returned it to him earlier than he drove back to the central area.
Suphakorn avoided the Kew Thap Yang checkpoint and returned to Phaholyothin Road intending to go to Phayao Province. He did not have a convoy or follow-up automobile but was arrested on the Pu Kaeng checkpoint. Officers subsequently handed him over to the investigation officer, together with the evidence, for further authorized proceedings.
Follow more of The Thaiger’s newest stories on our new Facebook web page HERE..

Leave a Comment