Nigerian drug baron, Odunze Chinedu arrested by Pattaya, Thailand police on drug traffic
A Nigerian drug dealer, Odunze, 29, was arrested by Pattaya, Thailand police on Monday, March 7 with two packs of crystal methamphetamine.
According to Pol.Lt.Col.Chitdecha Songhong- deputy superintendent of Na Jomtien police station, a sting operation was set up in order to apprehend him after the authorities learned of his activities
The police officers had previously arrested a local drug agent who claimed that he bought the drug from Chinedu. Later the police officers planned to buy the drug from Chinedu in front of a McDonalds shop. The police’s spy met Chinedu who was accompanied by his Thai wife.
However, Chinedu realized that he was tricked and attempted to escape with his car and crashed into two villagers injuring them. The police officers chased him until they finally arrested him in Soi Sukhumvit 46 road. His Thai wife fled away with packs of drug.
During interrogation, Chinedu confessed that he and his Thai wife have dealt with drug for a long time. Investigation is ongoing and if found guilty, he will be prosecuted according to Thai law.