Two Thai suspects arrested at Chiang Mai Railway Station for reportedly carrying thousands of methamphetamine pills in luggage

Chiang Mai –

Two Thai nationals were arrested at Chiang Mai Railway Station on Monday, September 26th, after reportedly carrying a total of 200,000 methamphetamine tablets in their luggage while departing for the central region.

Peerapong, 31, and Sangthian, 26, from Ayutthaya, were caught while they were about to get on a train, heading to Bangkok, with suspicious behaviors. Chiang Mai police, who was previously notified about possible smuggling at the train station from anonymous concerned citizens, took both of them to the Sila At Railway Police Station for an examination.

The initial search revealed a total of 200,000 methamphetamine tablets tightly packed in luggage. The suspects are still detained at the police station for further interrogation and legal proceedings.

The suspects last names were not released by law enforcement who is investigating the possibility of the two men working for a wider network.

Photo Courtesy: Naewna

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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.