In Thailand carried out a mass arrest of Russians
On the Islands of Phuket and Pattaya arrested four gentlemen Russia for sales of marijuana and crystal methamphetamine. In addition, the Thai police at the request of Interpol was caught by a resident of Russia, caught up in the investigation on the complaint in the theft of foreign currency.
According to data from law enforcement agencies, for the distribution of unapproved drug marijuana in Pattaya were detained 3 Russians. In the process of searches in their apartment was confiscated a consignment of drugs weighing 17 kg, and the mechanism for its cultivation, TASS informs. Thai police reported that the defendants raised marijuana on the island, and then was deported to Russia. It is worth noting that they did it by regular mail.
Law enforcement agencies were able to leave their footprint in the Bangkok airport, where he was intercepted by a party of marijuana weighing 5 kg. it is Noted that together with the people of Russia were detained two accomplices who are considered residents of Thailand. At the Russian Embassy in Thailand announced that diplomats have information about the detained Russian citizens "through operational channels, but the official evidence from the Thai side have not been reported.
In addition, on the island of Phuket police detained a citizen of the Russian Federation. He likewise accused of narcotic drugs. In the process he searches have been identified 700 milligrams of crystalline methamphetamine. Together with the citizen of Russia were also detained 3 citizens of Iran, which together with the citizen of Russia has created an underground network for the sales of the drug from the local inhabitants living on the island and travelers.
In addition, the Thai police on request of the Russian Interpol in Pattaya was arrested inmate Novokuznetsk Igor Batalov caught up in the investigation since October 2014. He is accused of embezzlement of funds upon receipt of welfare payments. To get them Batalov has provided false information in advance. Soon he will be deported to the Russian Federation.