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14 October 2011 :: 09:10:51 am 59071

Drugs & Cell Phones Sent By Thai Post To Rayong Prison

Rayong prison warden opens a box sent by mail to Rayong prison and finds amphetamines, "ya-ice", marijuana, mobile phones and drug paraphernalia.
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Sattahip, October 12, 2011 [Pattaya Daily News]; Prison Warden of Rayong prison receives more than 200 boxes of mail each day. Recently the prison officers found ten suspicious mail boxes. Inside the boxes were 600 amphetamine tablets, more than 100 grams of “ya-ice”, six mobile phones and drug paraphernalia. The price of these items will be marked up when sold inside the prison from 1,000 THB -100,000 THB.

Mr. Udom Rattanapokin, the warden of Rayong prison, Tambon Nongralok, Amphur Baankai confiscated the ten suspicious mail boxes that were sent to the prisoners. The case was reported to Mr. Thawatchai Terdphaothai, the Provincial Governor of Rayong, together with Sub Lieutenant Supeepat Jongpanich, Deputy Provincial Governor.

 

The suspicious mail boxes did not pass the prison’s x-ray machine, therefore it was assumed they contained drugs and other illegal items. The warden asked the Provincial Governor, the Deputy Provincial Governor and several journalists to witnesses the opening of the boxes.

Later while opening the boxes, Mr.Kongsak Chaianurak, convicted drug offender section three, the receiver of two boxes with amphetamines, crystal methampetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernelia. All of these items were stuffed in a bathroom cleaning bottle. The sender was Ms.Sukanya Wanalai address 197 Soi Mitvithee, Srinakarin road, Tambon Suanluang, Bangkok.

 

Another box contained seven mobile phones with sim cards. The officer recorded the evidence and Ms.Sukunya Wanalai the sender of boxes will be investigated. Mr. Kongsak Chaianurak, the prisoner refused to acknowledge the boxes.

Mr. Udom Rattanapokin said that there are persons outside the prison who sell drugs to the convicts. These persons have used several methods such as sending drugs in mail boxes to the inmates. There were more suspicious mails but the warden can not reveal the names of the receivers nor the senders since this is classified material.

The senders of these mail boxes have been using various EMS/ Post Offices in order avoid being tracked.

 

Reporter : Nattaphummint   Photo : Nattaphummint   Category : Crime News

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