Egyptian Drug Dealer ArrestedAn Egyptian man has been caught red handed in the car park of a south Pattays department store dealing drugs.
PATTAYA – August 28,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 00.10 am Pol.Lt.Col.Ratchapong Teasud- deputy superintendent-, and Pol.Capt.Thanadit Thuenchamnan- deputy inspector- and police officers arrested Mr.Atif Zagalia Ibrahim aged 62 from Egypt with 9 packs of liquid methamphetamine, 7 amphetamines pills which were hidden in a packet of cigarettes.
Pol.Lt.Col.Ratchapong revealed that the police officers were notified that the Egyptian man had been selling drugs in the local area. They knew he had sold drugs on the car park of the Big C department store south Pattaya. Later the police officers went to inspect the area where they found him acting suspiciously so they asked to search him and found some drugs.
Upon questioning him he confessed in Thai that he had been living in Thailand for 10 years and he had wife and daughter. He said he needed the money to spend on his family, he added that most of his customers were Egyptian and some bar girls. He bought the drugs from a Thai agent.
However, the police officers charged him for drug possession according to Thai law.