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Bangkok taxi driver arrested with 106,000 meth pills


A taxi driver was arrested in Bangkok’s Nong Chok district late on Tuesday night, and police found 106,000 methamphetamine pills and 735 grams of crystal meth in his taxi.

Samart Yai-oon, 46, was arrested at 10pm at the front of Soi Sin Anan after he drove his taxi from his rented room in Khok Faed subdistrict.
He was arrested under an arrest warrant obtained by railway police on Monday.

Bangkok taxi driver arrested with 106,000 meth pills
Samart told police that he has been working as a drug courier for a boss he knew only as “Brother”. He said he was contacted by phone to pick up drugs at various places and deliver them to recipients for Bt1,000 to Bt1,500 at a time.

Bangkok taxi driver arrested with 106,000 meth pills
He said he picked up the seized drugs from Soi Thammasat-Rangsit 39 and was told to deliver it to Soi Liab Waree 61.

Published : April 04, 2018

By : The Nation