Machine gun, weapons seized in raid on Hang Dong house

Chiang Mai police have arrested a man following a raid on a house in Hang Dong uncovered illegal weapons and untaxed items yesterday, July 11.

The raid targeted a house in Moo 1 Ban Waen and uncovered an unregistered machine gun, a .38 Smith & Wesson Special, a rifle with gunsite and a wide variety of bullets. Also uncovered at the property was four untaxed motorcycles including a Harley Davidson, the implication being that they had been imported illegally into Thailand to avoid import taxes.

Police arrested Mr. Kriangsak, also known as Oak Kum Kham, 31, a Thai national and the owner of the property.

Mr. Kriangsak remains in custody pending a court appearance.