Narcotics suppression police arrested 4 alleged transnational medication smugglers and grabbed 16 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine destined for New Zealand, at a resort in Nong Khai province.
The suspects, three Thai as well as one Lao man, were apprehended on the Love resort within tambon Pakho of Muang district on Tuesday, Pol Gen Roy Ingkhapairoj, deputy national police chief, said on Wednesday.
The particular suspects were recognized as Nawiboon Khenkham, 21, Weerachit Sinthorn, twenty, Anuchit Masanthia, twenty two, all from Phetchabun province, and Lao man as Saengduen Jummanee.
Seized from them had been 32 packages evaluating about 16 kilogrammes in total, and 4 mobile phones.
The arrests came after Narcotics Suppression Bureau police seized two parcels containing illicit drugs becoming sent to Australia.
On August 30, a package containing three bars of compressed heroin, 14 kilogrammes as a whole, was seized in Chiang Mai province. The drugs were stuffed in containers labelled whitening body lotion and had been being sent to Sydney. The parcel that contains the drugs was detected at a DHL Chiang Mai department, Pol Lt Style Sarayut Sa-nguanpokhai, main of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, said.
On September 3, NSB police seized another package containing three pubs of compressed heroin, weighing 14 kilogrammes, in jars classed hair treatment cream. This parcel was also destined for Sydney and was also detected at a DHL Chiang Mai branch, Pol Lt Gen Sarayut said.
NSB investigators discovered the two parcels hailed from Mr Nawiboon. Police spied on your pet and learned that he or she planned to send one more shipment. He has been then tracked right down to the Love holiday resort in Nong Khai province and arrested on Sept thirteen, along with three supposed gang members.
Sixteen kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine were found in their room. The medications were in 32 large jars classed hair treatment cream, Pol Lt Gen Sarayut said.
The potential foods were charged with having a category 1 medication (crystal methamphetamine) in their possession.
A reliable police supply alleged Mr Nawiboon and the other suspects were members of the major drug network. They had ordered drugs from a neighbouring country for delivery to other countries on several events. This time, they had planned to smuggle the crystal methamphetamine in order to New Zealand, but they were arrested.
The police analysis was being expanded.
A police officer shows a package of crystal methamphetamine found in large jars of hair therapy cream. (Photo provided: Wassayos Ngamkham)