Police have arrested four Hmong tribesmen in Tak on charges of trafficking 11 kilogrammes of heroin worth almost 100 million baht, while police in Nakhon Phanom arrested a man for possesion of 200kgs of marijuana worth at least five million baht.
In Tak, police arrested Veera Archiwaprueksakit, 27, Gi Sae-Ma, 29, and two youths aged 19 and 14 who were transporting 30 blocks of heroin from the northern region into Bangkok
Police said on Friday they had followed Mr Veera and the 14-year-old to a petrol station. The two realised that police were tailing them and fled, but were later caught with the drugs in their possession.
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