The suspected US drug kingpin arrested on Wednesday in Phuket only used Thailand to plan his transnational drug trafficking and based his narcotic operations in the Philippines, the Narcotics Suppression Bureau said.
Suspected US drug kingpin Joseph Manuel Hunter boards a charter flight at Don Mueang airport yesterday, destined for prosecution in the United States. Thai police arrested him and five alleged accomplices in Phuket on Wednesday. NARONG SANGNAK
Pol Maj Gen Chaiya Rujjanavet, commander of the Narcotics Suppression Division 1, said yesterday police have not found any evidence that Joseph Manuel Hunter's alleged cartel had operations elsewhere in Southeast Asia.
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