New Zealand expat arrested for alleged drug dealing and working on retirement visa

New Zealand expat arrested for alleged drug dealing and working on retirement visa

 

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Police in Chiang Mai have arrested a New Zealand man for alleged drug dealing and working without a work permit.

 

Police raided a restaurant on Sam Lan Road at 10pm on Tuesday and arrested a 55 year old man.

 

According to Chiang Mai News, police raided the restaurant after they received reports the man was working illegally. 

 

Officers who searched the premises then found a haul of drugs, which included 64 ecstasy pills, almost 10 grams of cocaine and a quantity of ketamine.

 

The man was charged with possession of class 1 and class 2 narcotics and dealing or class 1 drugs. 

 

He was also charged with working in Thailand without the correct visa type and work permit. 

 

The man is currently being held in Chiang Mai Police Station pending further legal proceedings. 

 

Source: Chiang Mai News

 

 

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