BANGKOK, Sept 21 – Four men were arrested and 500,000 methamphetamine pills were seized in an anti-narcotics crackdown in Nakhon Sawan province, 230km north of Bangkok, according to national police chief Prewpan Dhamapong.
He said a joint force of crime suppression and highway police nabbed the four suspects on a highway in Tha Tako district of Nakhon Sawan. Two men managed to escape from the scene.
Pol Gen Prewpan said the suspects are members of a Hmong ethnic minority drug trafficking gang. Some of its members were earlier arrested by the authorities.