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Police in Maha Sarakham province in northeast Thailand arrested a man yesterday for selling Yaba (“crazy drug”) – branded methamphetamine pills cut with caffeine – to teenagers in Kantharawichai district. Turns out the drug dealer is an undercover policeman. Yesterday, officers from the Royal Thai Police and Maha Sarakaham Provincial Special Operations Unit closed in on a hut in a rice field at a rural Isaan location after villagers complained that man was causing trouble in the local area and selling drugs to teenagers. Officers kept watch in the bushes for a while. The moment the 43 year old suspect […]

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Doesnt look like he still was an active undercover cop. Or even a cop.

He was right about one thing though, there is a lot of profit in this business. Buy for 30, sell for 50. Last year 1 billion pills were seized, most likely 10 times or more were produced. And of course production costs will be like 5-10 baht per pill. All adds up to roughly 5 billion US dollar profit, for both the producers and the resellers.

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2 hours ago, Thaiger said:

The man told police he had been an undercover police officer working as a “spy” for the Royal Thai Police for eight years

A spy.. how cute. That normally means he was a drug user & seller allowed to continue selling as long as he handed over his monthly quota of low level dealers. 8 years with police protection = he sold a lot of gear. 

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