Kuwaiti man arrested in Phuket with marijuana

From the Phuket News:

PHUKET: A 44-year-old Kuwaiti man was arrested in Patong’s Bangla Rd in the early hours of this morning (Sept 21) when he was found to be in possession of marijuana.

44-year-old Issam Alsaraf was found to be in possession of 2.85g of marijuana

Kathu police arrested Issam Alsaraf outside of the lluzion nightclub on Bangla Rd at 12:40 am with 2.85 grams of marijuana.

Pol Maj Nawee Singsom from Kathu police said that Issam was standing outside the nightclub and looked nervous when officers walked past him.

“We decided to search him and found a bag of marijuana inside his trouser pocket,” said Maj Nawee.

Issam was taken to Kathu Police Station where he was charged with illegal possession of a Category 5 drug.