Thailand: Biggest ever narcotics seizure of 3.5 tonne marijuana

In one of the biggest ever seizure of narcotics, Thai police seized more than three tonnes of marijuana destined for UK.

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2012, 18:49 PM IST

Bangkok: In one of the biggest ever seizure of narcotics, Thai police on Friday seized more than three tonnes of marijuana destined for UK.

The marijuana was packed in hundreds of parcel boxes with a British address listed as their destination.

The sender on the parcel was identified as a local trading company.
One person identified as Nipon or Yap Mopad, 43, has been arrested. The police found the consignment of 3.5 tonnes of marijuana in a house in the central province of Saraburi.

PTI