600,000 meth pills seized in Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai


CHIANG MAI, Dec 25 – Almost 600,000 meth pills and 50kg of meth ingredients were seized in this northern province and the nearby province of Chiang Rai.

The methamphetamine components were estimated as sufficient to make as many as 50 million pills, according to police.

National police chief Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew said 1,600 police were searching 107 targeted locations in the two provinces in accord with the government’s policy to fight against drugs.

He said the drug smuggling ring was transferring the narcotics across the Thai border to Myanmar.

Police are searching others suspected of involvement who are still at large.