Two karaoke staffers busted for drug dealing

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Two karaoke workers were arrested for allegedly dealing drugs in Sattahip.

Sattahip police and District Chief Noraset Sritapatso apprehended Fon Srisongkarm, 35, with 50 amphetamine tablets at a hotel in Bang Saray Dec. 2.

Noraset said the arrest came from information provided a day earlier by Wanta Petchkawe, 35, who worked with Fon at a karaoke bar next to Thongpim Market.

Fon Srisongkarm was remanded in custody for allegedly selling ya ba during a sting operation in Bang Saray.Fon Srisongkarm was remanded in custody for allegedly selling ya ba during a sting operation in Bang Saray.

Wanta, released from prison two months ago after serving 33 months for drug dealing, was arrested at her apartment on Soi Baan Rai Sukabot 1 in possession of 28 ya ba tablets. Police claimed she got the drugs from Fon.

Police had Wanta set up an appointment with the Chaiyaphum native to purchase 50 more tablets. Police dressed up as hotel staff and sprung to action once money was exchanged.