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Image caption Thai authorities seized 516 million meth tablets in 2018. Thailand's anti-drugs authority has apologised after it accidentally auctioned off a car hiding tens of thousands of amphetamine tablets. A buyer paid 586,000 baht ($19,000; £14,500) for the Honda CR-V car, which was put up for auction this month after being seized in a drugs case last year. But when it was sent to a garage for alterations, a mechanic discovered 94,000 pills stashed in its bumper. Officials said they would conduct more thorough searches in future. "According to protocols, we search every vehicle we have received and this case was no exception. However, we couldn't find anything at the time, perhaps bec... Full story

25 January