‘Ice’ mules on the run for mere hours

‘Ice’ mules on the run for mere hours

By The Nation

 

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Two men suspected of evading a police checkpoint in Phrae on Thursday in an SUV full of crystal methamphetamine (“ice”) were arrested that night as they purchased tickets for a Bangkok-bound train.

 

Thatchai Peng-la, 33, and another man identified only by the nickname Noey were apprehended at Lampang Train Station at 8.30pm.

 

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Police said they’d ditched their Chevrolet Captiva SUV and its cargo of 300 kilograms of ice at a petrol station in Muang Lampang, bought new clothes and walked to the train station.

 

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Police claim the pair confessed to transporting illicit drugs and evading the Huai Rai checkpoint in Phrae. 

 

They were being questioned further about their accomplices.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30370706

 

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