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200 arrested in series of raids

Oct 24. 2017
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The Provincial Police Region 2 launched a crime sweep operation prior to the Royal Cremation ceremonies and netted more than 200 suspects and a large stash of guns and drugs, Deputy Police Chief Pol General Chalermkiat Sriworakhan told a press conference in Chon Buri on Tuesday.

From October 20-24, police arrested 41 weapons suspects, 45 punters in 10 gambling cases and 130 suspects in 121 drug busts, which also involved the seizure of 97,269 “yaba” pills, 163.23 grams of crystal meth “ice”, three ecstasy tablets, one gram of ketamine and 1,123.4 grams of marijuana. 

They also arrested 13 people who were wanted for other crimes, he added.

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