TAK: Border offiials intercepted 136 kilogrammes of compressed marijuana being smuggled across the border from Mae Sot district to Myawaddy, in Myanmar, on Monday.
The drugs were found when a white Totoya van with Myanmar registration was stopped at the security checkpoint in front of the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge at Ban Wang Takhian Tai in tambon Tha Sai Luat, Mae Sot district.
The van was loaded with many boxes, each documented as containing cans of engine oil. When the driver, Maung Mo Win, 35, was asked, he said they contained frozen chicken. This aroused suspicions.
When opened, the boxes were found to contain a total of 136 one-kilogramme…