Two women carrying drugs fail to stop at checkpoint

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At 1:15 am on 19th January police waved down two women on a motorbike at a checkpoint on Soi Chaiyapruek 2 however they failed to stop and sped off in the direction of sukhumvit highway.

The police gave chase and were able to catch them, they then searched the women and under the seat of the motorbike was two bags containing 390 yaba tablets,

The driver, a 20 year old Kalada Kaew-udorn stated that she and her boyfriend owned a motorbike garage on soi Chaiyapruek 2, and that the motorcycle she was driving belonged to Mr. Thueng.

He had left it for repairs and she had borrowed it to take her friend miss   Warunee Maneewan to the pharmacy, Kalada stated that she had no idea that the motorbike was secreting drugs.

Her story continued that she had sped through the checkpoint because she was scared because they were not wearing crash helmets.

The officers who are quite used to lies detained the two women and whilst the owner of the motorbike is being sought, the girls have been charged with illegal possession of class one drugs.