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Police crackdown on gangs sending victims to ‘hell fishing boats’

A TEAM of top police officers led raids on six locations in three provinces to crush human trafficking gangs that send their victims to “hell fishing boats” where they are forced to work like slaves and beaten if they refuse to take drugs, Naewna newspaper said this morning (May 5). Deputy National Police Chief Pol.

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Drug dealer escapes police dragnet

POLICE in southern Songkhla province are hunting for a drug trafficker who escaped after being lured into selling methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine (Ice) to an undercover agent upon realizing at the last minute that he was falling into a trap, Thai Rath newspaper reported this morning (Jan. 16). At midnight last night a team of

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Influential municipal councillor’s son held on drug charge

ARRESTED together with an accomplice at 2 p.m. today (August 1) was the son of a well-known Ubon Ratchathani municipal councillor on drug trafficking charges after a total of 72,000 tablets of methamphetamine (Speed) was found in their possession, Naewna newspaper reported. The Border Patrol Police Unit 227 together with police and soldiers from various

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