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Six cute furballs among assets of drug gang up for auction


Six cute cats are among assets up for auction after being confiscated from a suspected drugs gang.

On Monday, drug suppression police raided a residence in Rayong’s Klaeng district and arrested the occupant, Tathep Arun, on suspicion of belonging to a drug network run by “Kook Rayong” Soradet Sonsiri. Soradet is already in custody.

Police said Tathep laundered money and took care of financial transactions for the network.

The Kook Rayong network was a large drugs gang working in the eastern region.

Six cute furballs among assets of drug gang up for auction

Total assets confiscated today were worth over Bt35 million.

Officials identified the cats’ owner as Soradet’s wife, Achara Namnil, who is still on the run. The cute creatures had been left at the residence for around two months.

The cats will be checked by the Department of Livestock Development before being auctioned along with other confiscated assets.

“The owner is allowed to contact us about her cats despite being a suspect,” the police said.

Published : March 15, 2021

By : THE NATION