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Thai police seize 200 kgs of marijuana

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 26, 2020
Thailand's Narcotics Suppression Bureau said Tuesday in a press briefing that border patrol police had intercepted two pickup trucks in Thailand's North-Eastern Province of Nakhon Phanom and seized 200 kilograms of dried marijuana.
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The two drivers were arrested. The arrest came after a tip-off that marijuana would be smuggled by long-tail boats across the Mekong river from Laos and then to Nakhon Phanom.

Topics: Thai marijuana

Border patrol police also discovered 200 compressed slabs of dried marijuana, each weighing 1 kilogram, stuffed in five bags.

The Narcotics Suppression Bureau said that an investigation is underway and it will coordinate with Laotian authorities in the investigation.