Alleged major drug trader nabbed in Nonthaburi

Jirat Pensophonwitch, aka Ek Ouan, (blue shirt) is taken from his house after being arrested on Tuesday morning. (Photo supplied by the Narcotics Suppression Bureau)

The suspected mastermind of a drug trading ring using throwaway phone numbers supplied by people from neighbouring countries was arrested in Nonthaburi province on Tuesday morning.

Jirat Pensophonwitch, aka Ek Ouan, was captured at his house at Casa Ville Ratchapreuk - Chaeng Watthana in Nonthaburi province around 6am.

The man was sleeping on the second floor of the 80-square-wah stand-alone house, Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) commander Sommai Kongwisaisook, who led the raid, said. 

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