Thailand law enforcement officers have arrested two Nigerians along with their Peruvian accomplice for allegedly producing cocaine in their rented apartment, on a rubber plantation in Ban Khai District of Rayong province.
The suspects identified as 43-year-old Joseph Uyamadu and Emmanuel Umiano, 33 were taken into custody on Monday after the Thailand police stormed their apartment following a tipoff.
During a search carried out on the suspects’ apartment, the Thailand police discovered large amount of cocaine thrown into a flush tank, a bag containing a substance similar to raw opium, black sheets of unknown substances, corrosive acid, electric grinder, a microwave oven, kerosene, and two cars.
According to the police, test would be carried out on all the substances found in their apartment, but it is believed that they are all the raw materials used by the suspects in producing cocaine.
The suspects are currently cooling their heels at the Ban Khai police station pending investigation.and will be charged to court soon.