Posted: Nov 21, 2019
BANGKOK: A Malaysian dubbed David, king of fake liquor by Thai authorities, was arrested here on Monday after he was suspected of producing counterfeit liquor.
Thailand Tourist Police Commissioner, Pol Lt Gen Chettha Komolwattana said the 63-year-old man was arrested in a car park at a shopping mall in Bang Kapi District at 2.30pm (local time) on Monday.
“Police nabbed the Malaysian while he was delivering whisky to a customer at the shopping mall on Monday afternoon.
“The police also found equipment used in producing fake liquor including bottles, corks, caps, stickers and labels of various liquor brands as well as fake duty stamps in the suspect’s car,” he said in a statement here yesterday.
He said prior to the arrest, the police had found a parcel containing equipment to produce liquor, bottles, labels and stickers of liquor that was shipped to Suvannabhumi Airport on Nov 14 with the Malaysian as the only recipient.
That led to the arrest on Monday afternoon when the suspect was on his way to deliver fake liquor, he said.
The suspect admitted he had been producing fake liquor for more than 30 years.
He said the man was charged with producing counterfeit liquor, falsifying labels and overstaying in the country. -- Bernama
November 21, 2019
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