Facebook Guns, Drugs Dealers Busted

(18 April) Trang police arrested 2 men for selling firearms and narcotics via their Facebook accounts.

Mr. Patompon Vimolmueng, 29, aka Grandmaster, Valley of Vice Men, and Mr. Jensakdi Yairak, 21, operated their business along the provincial border of Trang and Nakorn Srithammarart, police said.

The two allegedly posted pictures of themselves brandishing their goods, which include submacine guns and AK-47 assault rifles, as advertisements.

Drugs were also regularly sold.

The suspects reportedly confessed to charges laid against them.

Some of the sold firearms were used in committing crimes, police added.