4.4 million yaba tablets seized in Mae Ai district

Royal Thai Army soldiers have seized 4.4 million yaba tablets and 97 kilograms of crystal meth in the far north of Chiang Mai province.

Acting on a tip-off, the soldiers intercepted the drugs as they were being transported on Ban Doi Laem-Ban Tad Mok Road in Mae Ai district.

According to reports, a 30-minute long gun battle took place between the drug runner and the soldiers.

It’s not clear whether anyone injured in the shot out but in the end, the soldiers took possession of the drugs as well as arresting the driver.