Thai police officers inspect confiscated weapons and drugs after a raid operation leading to the arrest of alleged Golden Triangle drug lord Laota Sanli (second row, left, wearing black) and others, including his family members, at a petrol station in Mae Ai district, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: EPA Thai police officers inspect confiscated weapons and drugs after a raid operation leading to the arrest of alleged Golden Triangle drug lord Laota Sanli (second row, left, wearing black) and others, including his family members, at a petrol station in Mae Ai district, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: EPA
Thai police officers inspect confiscated weapons and drugs after a raid operation leading to the arrest of alleged Golden Triangle drug lord Laota Sanli (second row, left, wearing black) and others, including his family members, at a petrol station in Mae Ai district, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: EPA

How Thai police went undercover to catch accused Golden Triangle drug kingpin

Thai police officers inspect confiscated weapons and drugs after a raid operation leading to the arrest of alleged Golden Triangle drug lord Laota Sanli (second row, left, wearing black) and others, including his family members, at a petrol station in Mae Ai district, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: EPA Thai police officers inspect confiscated weapons and drugs after a raid operation leading to the arrest of alleged Golden Triangle drug lord Laota Sanli (second row, left, wearing black) and others, including his family members, at a petrol station in Mae Ai district, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: EPA
Thai police officers inspect confiscated weapons and drugs after a raid operation leading to the arrest of alleged Golden Triangle drug lord Laota Sanli (second row, left, wearing black) and others, including his family members, at a petrol station in Mae Ai district, Chiang Mai Province. Photo: EPA
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