85 guns, 859 bullets, 69,182 methamphetamine pills, and 1,083 grams of crystal meth seized in four days in upper southern provinces crackdown including Phuket

Phuket, Upper southern provinces –

In total 85 guns, 859 bullets, 69,182 methamphetamine pills, and 1,083 grams of crystal methamphetamine were seized in seven provinces in an upper southern crackdown including Phuket from August 22nd to August 26th, 2022.

Lieutenant General Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn told the Phuket Express, “The crackdown was aimed to ensure safety. More than 500 targets in seven provinces in the upper southern area which are Krabi, Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phang Nga, Phuket, Ranong, and Surat Thani were raided in which 49 of them are in Phuket.”

In total 85 guns, 859 bullets, 69,182 methamphetamine pills, and 1,083 grams of crystal methamphetamine were seized. The most guns were seized in Surat Thani and followed by Krabi and Phang Nga,” Lieutenant General Surachate added.”

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.