THE Customs Department this afternoon (April 8) said it had seized 28 kilograms of heroin worth about 100 million baht in the biggest anti-drug operation this year, the Thai-language daily Khao Sod reported.
The heroin was hidden inside 40 pillows destined for a company in Hong Kong. The owner of a Thai export company was arrested and charged with drug trafficking.
Since January this year, Customs officials have seized narcotic drugs worth altogether more than 144 million baht.
More than 112 suspects were arrested, said Khao Sod.
Top and below: The big amount of heroin found in pillows which was on the way to Hong Kong. Photos: Khao Sod
By Songpol Kaopatumtip