Officials Continue to Crackdown on Illegal Drugs in Rawai


Officials have continued the crackdown in a local village in Rawai where illegal drugs are widely distributed.

The Phuket City Police told the Phuket Express that on Wednesday (September 27th) about 130 officials and staff from the Phuket City District Office, the Chalong Police, and the pubic health office searched three targeted drug suspect’s houses. Two of the targets were found, they were taken to the Chalong Police Station.

Ten people in the three target’s families were randomly tested for illegal drugs. Six of them tested positive for illegal drugs in urine. They were also taken to Chalong Police Station.

Names were not released by police.

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Goongnang Suksawat
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.