Man arrested for yaba possession following chase in Mae Rim

A 38-year-old man has been arrested for possession of approximately 1,000 yaba tablets after failing to stop at a police checkpoint.

Mr. Adul Chanbuawua from Moo 5, Tambon Pa Daeng was chased by police after failing to stop inbound on Mae Rim Road before police finally managed to corner him and arrest him.

Police allege that Mr. Chanbuawua was transporting the drugs from Mae Taeng to the city to either sell them or pass them on to another person for distribution.