Two men arrested transporting 5M yaba tablets in Chiang Rai

Two men have been arrested after they were caught transporting five million yaba tablets in Chiang Rai.

The arrest occurred at a checkpoint on Mae Suai – Fang Road in Moo 11 Pa Daet, Mae Saui at around 9:30 p.m. yesterday, Nov. 22.

The two men – Mr. Jessada Promsai, 42 from Wiang Chai District and Phet Phonatee were transporting the drugs in a Mazda pickup truck when they were stopped.

According to reports, the men were transporting the drugs through to Chiang Mai and possibly further south for national distribution.