Pattaya drug bust: Thai police nab South Korean supplier, seize 17 million baht value of drugs

Thai police arrested a South Korean drug dealer in Pattaya following the rounding up of 70 drug suspects and the seizure of drugs price about 17 million baht.
The Thai Immigration Bureau (TIMB) held a press conference on the Brighton Grand Hotel in Pattaya today, where they shared the small print of the arrest. Officers emphasised that the profitable seize of the South Korean drug dealer was made possible by way of a fruitful collaboration with authorities from South Korea.
During the press conference, the TIMB disclosed that the narcotics suppression bureau in Seoul just lately performed in depth raids on entertainment venues located within the Gangnam and Itaewon neighbourhoods. These operations resulted within the arrest of 70 drug users and distributors, as nicely as the confiscation of a extensive variety of drugs valued at more than 640 million received or 17 million baht.
After the operation, the South Korean officers found that a 26 year old man named Kim Junbeom, who worked for a huge drug lord within the country managed to flee to Thailand. Trade secret performed further investigation and finally tracked down Junbeom to an expensive residence in Pattaya.
According to the police report, Junbeom used a Telegram software to contact his clients and delivered the drugs himself at every leisure venue. His determination to flee to Thailand was motivated by the crackdown on the venues.
Despite being pursued by South Korean law enforcement, Junbeom continued to smuggle medicine from Thailand to South Korea. He delivered medicine, mostly crystal meth, via parcels from Thailand to South Korea.
The Commissioner of the TIMB, Parkphumphiphat Satjaphan, admitted that when Thailand opened to tourists it also allowed foreign criminals to come into the country. TIMB has carried out more stringent measures and rigorously examines the criminal information of all guests earlier than granting them entry permission..

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