Thai police seize 5 tons of marijuana


BANGKOK, 30 April 2014  – Thai police have seized 5,000 kilograms of marijuana, worth up to 500 million baht. 

Pathum Thani police raided a warehouse in Lam Luk Ka District where they found approximately 5 tons of weed that were waiting to be smuggled out to Netherlands. The owner of the warehouse, identified as Sirisak Boonsiri (47) was there when the police arrived. However, the police found the owner’s wife, 34, who claimed she did not know that those were packs of weed, admitted that her husband had been in exporting business for more than 2 years.

According to the authorities, the marijuana was neatly wrapped in moisture control bags. At this stage, the police have confiscated the drugs and all of the packaging equipment. The police also found some fingerprints that could lead to the perpetrators.