Crime

Reward offered for information on shooting of SAO election candidate in Nakhon Si Thammarat

A 50,000 baht reward has been offered to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrests of the two perpetrators of the shooting on Friday of a candidate in…

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Photographer arrested for alleged sexual assault of beauty pageant contestants

A Thai photographer, accused of sexually harassing and even raping a number of beauty pageant contestants, was arrested on Friday, less than a day after three of the victims filed…

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Water pipe helps police catch fleeing drug suspect in Thailand’s Suphan Buri

Thai police, in the Muang district of the central province of Suphan Buri, yesterday (Wednesday), offered “wai”, a traditional Thai way of greeting or showing respect, to a huge water…

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Six alleged drug couriers shot dead, 1.8m meth pills seized near Myanmar border

Six alleged drug couriers, believed to be hill tribesmen, were killed in a clash with Thai security forces in the jungle, about 100 metres from the porous Thai-Myanmar border, in…

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People gather to leave Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after reported shooting, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., November 20, 2021, in this still image obtained from a social media video. Twitter/mohiterajas

US police hunt felon after ‘accidental’ gun discharge at Atlanta airport

Police were hunting a convicted felon who fled Atlanta’s international airport after his gun accidentally discharged during a security search and sparked panic. The incident on Saturday sent dozens of…

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‘Joe Ferrari’, six other ex-cops deny charge of torturing suspect to death

Dismissed former superintendent of Thailand’s Nakhon Sawan police, Thitisan “Joe Ferrari” Uttanaphon, admitted in court today (Friday) that he assaulted suspect, Jirapong Thanapat, to extract information about the illicit drug…

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Prison break in Thailand’s Nakhon Sawan, manhunt underway

Police in Nakhon Sawan’s Muang District have launched a manhunt for 11 escaping prison inmates. So far, nine have been apprehended, while the other two remain on the run. The…

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An armed police officer holds a breaching shotgun, used to blast the hinges off a door, at an address in Rutland Avenue in Sefton Park, after an explosion at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital in Liverpool, England, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. British police arrested three men under terrorism laws Sunday after a car exploded outside the hospital, killing one man and injuring another. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

UK police: Blast outside hospital was terrorist incident

LONDON (AP) — A blast in a taxi outside a hospital in England that killed a man was caused by an improvised explosive device and is being treated as a…

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Japanese man arrested for selling substandard medical equipment to US, Switzerland

A Japanese businessman, who is accused of selling about 200-million-baht worth of substandard medical gloves and equipment to customers in Switzerland and the United States, has been arrested by officers…

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Suspected drug trafficker killed, 6m meth pills seized in Chiang Mai Saturday

Security forces shot dead a suspected drug trafficker and seized about six million methamphetamine pills, or “yaa baa”, from his pickup truck, following a wild car chase from Mae Ai…

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Suspected hacker of Constitutional Court homepage arrested in Ubon Ratchathani

Police from Thailand’s Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) arrested a man at a house in Warin Chamrab district of the north-eastern province of Ubon Ratchathani today, for allegedly hacking the…

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‘Joe Ferrari’, six other ex-cops to be prosecuted for murder in fatal torture case

The attorney-general has given the greenlight to the prosecution of former Police Colonel Thitisan Uttanaphon, aka “Joe Ferrari”, and six other former police officers on multiple charges, including premediated murder…

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Thai singer ‘Heart’ acknowledges lèse majesté, computer crime charges

Former Thai pop singer Suthipongse “Heart” Thatphithakkul reported to the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) this morning (Thursday) to acknowledge lèse majesté and computer crime charges. Accompanied by Krisadang Nutcharat,…

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Injured and dead migrant workers dumped in Thai rubber plantation after accident

Police, local officials and rescue workers rushed to a rubber plantation, in Na Bo Kham sub-district of Thailand’s Kamphaeng Phet province this morning (Saturday), after they were alerted by villagers…

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Thai police seize US$3.6m in counterfeit dollar bills in Nakhon Pathom

Thai police seized 36,000 counterfeit US$100 bills, a printing press and arrested four women today (Wednesday) in a raid ona house in the central province of Nakhon Pathom. Deputy National…

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Police handed over the case against Thitisan Uttanaphon and six other former police officers to the Attorney-General’s team on November 3, 2021. Photo Courtest of the Office of the Attorney-General

Attorney General’s team promises no release of ‘Joe Ferrari’, six other former cops yet

The Attorney General’s spokespeople today (Wednesday) promised not to release seven former police officers, currently detained for allegedly murdering a suspect in custody, without concluding the case. Speaking at a…

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Thai arrested for allegedly cheating an American company in medical glove deal

Thailand’s Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) has arrested a Thai businessman who allegedly cheated a Florida-based company out of about 184 million baht in a failed medical glove deal. Commissioner…

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‘Joe Ferrari’, six former cops to be prosecuted over fatal torture of suspect

Four charges, including murder by torture or brutal acts, will be filed with public prosecutors tomorrow (Wednesday) against Thitisan Utthanaphon, aka “Joe Ferrari” and six other former police officers for…

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Thai employee of company implicated in used medical glove scandal jailed for 4 years

Thailand’s Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court has sentenced a Thai employee of the “Paddy the Room” trading company to four years in prison. The firm allegedly exported about…

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Teen shot during Bangkok protests in August dies

The 15-year-old boy, shot during an anti-government protest by hardcore “Talugas” anti-establishment protesters at Bangkok’s Din Daeng intersection on the night of August 16th, has died after two and a…

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CNN report on substandard gloves from Thailand may have been provided by duped American

A senior Thai police officer said today that he suspected that the recent CNN report about the export of tens of millions of used medical gloves to the United States,…

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Woman who allegedly cut condo handymen’s ropes confesses, says she’s ‘annoyed’

The person who allegedly cut the ropes, from which two handymen were hanging while repainting a high-rise condominium in Nonthaburi two weeks ago, reported to police today (Wednesday) and confessed…

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Thai Commerce Minister to chair probe into reports of used medical gloves being exported to US

A fact-finding committee, chaired by Thailand’s Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, will meet at Government House this afternoon (Wednesday) to begin an investigation into claims, made in a recent CNN report,…

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Court rules suspect in Nakhon Sawan police custody died of deliberate suffocation

The Nakhon Sawan provincial court ruled today (Wednesday) that the drug suspect, who was seen in video footage with his head covered by plastic bags while in police custody at…

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Sacked cop ‘Joe Ferrari’ involved in seizure of 410 smuggled high-end cars

The dismissed former police superintendent in Nakhon Sawan province, Pol Col Thitisan Utthanaphol, had been involved in the seizure of 410 luxurious cars smuggled through into Thailand from Singapore and…

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Three Thai men arrested after one threw explosive at police

Three Thai men were arrested by police shortly after they threw a home-made explosive device at traffic police officer directing traffic at Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok this morning (Monday), according…

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Suspect in shooting of protester at Din Daeng intersection in police custody

A man, who is suspected of shooting a young protester at Din Daeng intersection on August 14th, is being held in police custody following his arrest in Bangkok’s Din Daeng…

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Investigation into killer cop case can conclude within September – police

The investigation into the alleged murder of a drug suspect by seven then-police officers in the northern province of Nakhon Sawan is expected to wrap up within September, said Crime…

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Couple held by police as search resumes for missing girl in Chiang Mai

A couple is being been held in police custody for questioning in connection with the search for a 23-month-old girl, who went missing from a remote village in Mae Taeng…

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Former police station chief arrested over death of drug suspect in custody

Former chief of the Nakhon Sawan Muang police station, Thitisan Utthanaphon – nicknamed ‘Joe Ferrari’ – surrendered to police in Chon Buri on Thursday evening, after being on the run…

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Pol Col Thitisan Utthaphol

Police assure no special treatment of officers implicated in drug suspect’s death

Thailand’s police inspector-general, Pol Gen Visanu Prasartthongosoth, has given his assurance that there will be no special protection of the police officers involved in the alleged torture of a drug…

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4 policemen arrested for allegedly killing suspect in viral video, manhunt for others underway

The already tainted reputation of the Thai police has been dealt another devastating blow by the release of a viral video clip, purportedly showing a group of plainclothes officers torturing…

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Suspect charged with murder and robbery in death of Swiss tourist on Phuket

The suspect, being held in police custody in connection with the death of a Swiss tourist, told the Thai media today (Sunday) that he only intended to steal her money…

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Suspect in Swiss tourist’s death in police custody in Phuket

Suspect in Swiss tourist’s death in police custody in Phuket

Police are holding a man in custody for questioning in connection with the death of a Swiss tourist, who is thought to have been murdered on Thursday near Ton Ao…

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Phuket, dead Swiss tourist, candlelight vigil

Candle-lit ceremony held on Phuket in remembrance of dead Swiss tourist

Phuket Governor Narong Woonsiew led a group of provincial employees, hotel representatives and residents of Phuket on Friday night, to honour the memory of a Swiss tourist whose body was…

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Swiss tourist under “sandbox” scheme found dead in Phuket, police chief on island for probe

A body of a foreign female tourist, later identified as a Swiss national, who traveled to Thailand through the “sandbox” scheme in which fully vaccinated COVID-negative overseas arrivals are allowed…

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Man found dead near Bangkok’s Victory Monument tests positive for COVID-19

Man found dead near Bangkok’s Victory Monument tests positive for COVID-19

An 80-year man was found dead near the Victory Monument in Bangkok this morning (Saturday) and an initial examination, using an antigen test kit, found him infected with COVID-19. Sub-Lt…

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Three men found dead on Bangkok’s streets, one tests positive for COVID-19

Three men were found dead on the street in Bangkok yesterday (Tuesday), one of them posthumously tested positive for COVID-19, according to rescue workers. The first victim, a man about…

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Suspect in Thursday’s shootings in Bangkok to be held in custody for 12 days

The suspect in Thursday’s shooting spree in and around Bangkok is in custody and will be held for at least for 12 days, during the initial questioning and investigation. The…

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Shootings at 7-11 in Bangkok and Pathum Thani field hospital, 2 dead

At 3am this morning (Thursday), a man went on a shooting spree at the field hospital at the Princess Mother National Institute for Drug Abuse Treatment in Pathum Thani, which…

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Three suspected drug traffickers killed, 800,000 meth pills seized

Three suspected drug traffickers were killed, and one police officer was seriously injured, during a firefight on the highway, running between Amnat Charoen province and the Suvannabhumi district of Roi-et…

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Alleged boss of illegal gambling in Thailand’s eastern region in police custody

Crime Suppression Division (CSD) police announced the arrest today (Thursday) of eight people, including Somchai Chutikitdecha, alias Longchu Somchai, the alleged operator of a network of illegal gambling dens in…

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha at a press conference after the cabinet meeting in January 4th.

Suspect who allegedly harassed Thai PM’s twin daughters in custody

A 40-year old man, now in police custody, is being questioned over the alleged harassment on social media of the twin daughters of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Using the Twitter…

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Drug suspect’s cats seized in raid

The illegal drug suppression police have arrested a suspect, who is believed to be involved in a drug trafficking network allegedly run by Soradet Sonsiri, also known as “Kook Rayong”,…

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Seven youths found dead in different areas of Bangkok

Seven young Thais have been found dead from, as yet, unknown causes. A seventh is thought to have died from overdosing on a new form of narcotic cocktail, known among…

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Thailand’s first mass shooting exposes deadly danger of military corruption

A shocking massacre perpetrated by a lone enraged soldier hit Thailand in February, bringing scenes of tragedy that will haunt the memory for many years to come. Marked by the…

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Police officer gunned down by suspected insurgents in Pattani province

A police officer was shot dead by suspected insurgents,reportedly disguised as women, in front of Kok Pho District Hospital in Thailand’s southern province of Pattani on Monday night. Police suspect…

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Army to probe suspected suicide of a conscript in Khon Kaen province

The Royal Thai Army has launched an investigation into the death, thought to be a suicide, of a conscript at the 23rd Army Circle in the northeastern province of Khon…

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3 dead in gas pipeline explosion in Samut Prakan

Three people were killed and about 28 others injured when NGV gas leaked from a pipeline and ignited, opposite a temple in the Bang Bo district of Samut Prakan province…

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Police suspected of helping to conceal evidence of illegal gambling

Police are being questioned over the way they are treating the recent shooting incident at an illegal gambling den, in Bangkok’s Thung Mahamek area, in which four people, including a…

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Police seize property, worth about 200 million baht, from suspected drug gang

Thai anti-narcotics police have seized property, estimated to be worth 200 million baht, from a suspected drug trafficking gang, of mostly northern hill tribe people, in coordinated raids in four…

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Raid on junk shop suspected of recycling used face masks

Public health officials and police raided a junk shop in Wiharn Daeng district of Thailand’s central province of Saraburi today and seized tens of thousands used and recycled face masks….

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Suspects in abduction of senior judge’s brother taken for re-enactment

Three of the six suspects, alleged to have been involved in the abduction and subsequent murder of the elder brother of a senior judge at the Bangkok South Criminal Court,…

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Former deputy commerce minister in police custody

Former deputy commerce minister, Pol Lt-Col Banyin Tangpakorn, and two other people were taken into police custody this morning, in Thailand’s central province of Nakhon Sawan, on suspicion of involvement in the…

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Suspected forest arsonist nabbed with fire-setting devices

An employee of a rock crushing plant, in Mae Tha district of Thailand’s northern province of Lampang, has been taken into police custody on suspicion of starting fires in the…

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Shopping mall gold shop robbery suspect pleads guilty to all nine charges

The school director, who shot dead three people, including a 2-year old boy, during a gold shop robbery at the Robinson shopping mall in Lop Buri province on January 9th,…

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Suspect in Bangkok shopping mall shooting taken into custody

The suspected gunman, who allegedly shot and killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a beauty clinic in the Century Plaza shopping mall near the Victory Monument in Bangkok…

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Four people in custody accused of spreading fake news about coronavirus

Four people have been arrested by police, for allegedly spreading fake news about the COVID-19 virus, in coordinated raids in four provinces.   Armed with search warrants, officials from the…

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Robbery-murder suspect claims the killings were “unintentional”

School director Prasitthichai “Golf” Khaokaew claimed today (Thursday) that he robbed the gold shop in Lop Buri province earlier this month because he had financial problems and that the shooting…

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Gold shop murder suspect’s arrest a result of joint effort

The apprehension of school director Prasitthichai Khaokaew, a suspect in the gold shop murders, by the Crime Suppression Division’s Hanuman special unit, was the outcome of an extensive joint effort…

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School director arrested as a suspect in Lop Buri gold shop robbery

The director of a school in Thailand’s central province of Sing Buri is in police custody under suspicion of being the lone perpetrator of a gold shop robbery at a…

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Suspect in Lop Buri gold shop shooting questioned by Nong Khai police

A man has been summoned for questioning by police in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nong Khai, as they suspect he might be the person who shot and killed three people,…

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Probe into suspected foreign involvement in illegal resorts in Chiang Mai

The Royal Forest Department has launched an investigation to determine whether Chinese investors own stakes in two resorts at Doi Mon Jam in Mae Rim district of Chiang Mai province,…

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Police probe suspected hacking of CCTV system in a Chumpon prison

Technology crime suppression police are investigating how the living conditions of prisoners inside the Lang Suan district prison, in Thailand’s southern province of Chumpon, were exposed on social media.  …

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500 million baht seized from suspected drug kingpin in Phitsanuloke

Police seized more than 500 million baht in assets from the owner of a gold shop in Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanuloke province on Saturday. The seizure of assets and…

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Huge manhunt launched for two drug suspects who escaped from Pattaya court

About 200 local and border patrol police are hunting for two fugitives and their helpers who are believed to be on the run near the Thai-Cambodian border in Sa Kaew…

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Suspect in Rohingya human trafficking arrested after four years on the run

One of the key suspects, wanted by the police for alleged involvement in the trafficking of Rohingya migrants from Myanmar into southern Thailand four years ago, has been arrested in…

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Suspect in grisly murder of Chiang Mai millionairess arrested

The Song Thaew driver, wanted by Chiang Mai provincial police on suspicion of murdering a millionairess for her car and cash, was arrested by police in the central province of…

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DSI accepts Mae Manee suspected Ponzi scam as a special case

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has accepted for investigation the “Mae Manee” alleged Ponzi scam, in which more than 2,700 people were reportedly duped of about 756 million baht…

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Hunt for Song Thaew driver suspected of killing millionaire in Chiang Mai

Police in Chiang Mai province today sought an arrest warrant for a “Song Thaew” driver on suspicion of murdering a millionaire and stuffing her body in a refrigerator. Chom Thong…

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Hunt for suspect who shot a dog with a spear gun

Military officers at an army barracks in Thailand’s southern province of Songkhla are looking for a suspect, believed to be a soldier, who shot and seriously wounded a dog with…

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Supreme Court president asked to probe Supreme Court acquittal of 6 police over drug suspect’s murder

The mother of one of the 2,500 dead victims of the war on drugs, launched 14 years ago by the government of then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has lodged a…

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Warrants out for arrest of 4 more bombing and arson suspects

The Criminal Court has issued warrants for the arrests of four more individuals wanted by the police for suspected involvement in the bombing and arson attacks in Bangkok and Nonthaburi…

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Arrest warrants to be sought for two more bombing suspects

Police will seek warrants for the arrest of two more suspects who are believed to have been involved in the planting and detonating of four explosive devices at the government…

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Security beef-up at crowded places as hunt for bomb suspects continues

As security has been tightened at Bangkok’s two airports, the city’s bus and train terminals, as well as crowded shopping malls, police have swept several locations after being alerted about…

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3 suspects arrested in connection with yesterday’s blasts in Bangkok

Three technical students, aged 15, 16 and 17, were arrested this morning (Saturday) in connection with the investigation into the planting of four explosive devices in the bushes in the…

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CCTV helps officials seize Payoong lumber two suspects in Prachin Buri

Thanks to the NCAPS (Network Centric Anti-Poaching System) security cameras, Tap Lan national park officials arrested two suspected loggers and seized 18 precious Payoong (Siamese rosewood) planks from a car…

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Suspected insurgent wanted for Big C car bomb in Pattani arrested

A suspected insurgent, who is the subject of four arrest warrants for alleged complicity in violent incidents in the restive deep South, was apprehended by Thai security forces in Thepa…

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Thailand urged to probe suspected abduction of Vietnamese journalist in Bangkok

Amnesty International Thailand has urged Thai authorities to investigate the suspected abduction in Bangkok of a Vietnamese journalist, a Radio Free Asia contributor. On Wednesday, Amnesty’s senior director for Global…

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South Korean suspect claims he was forced to witness murder of colleague

A South Korean computer programmer turned himself in to Crime Suppression Division police early this morning allegedly in connection with the recent gruesome murder of another South Korean. The suspect,…

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Victoria Police forensic officers remove bags from the Italian consulate in Melbourne on January 9

Suspect packages sent to diplomatic missions in Australia

Suspicious packages were sent to more than a dozen foreign embassies and consulates in major Australian cities on Wednesday in a seemingly orchestrated but scattershot campaign. Emergency services raced to…

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After 4 years of manhunt, suspect in grenade attacks on Suthep-led protests is nabbed

A man suspected of throwing hand-grenades into the anti-Yingluck government protests at the Victory Monument and on Banthadthong road in January 2014 was arrested this week by police and the…

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File photo of former police chief Chakthip Chaijinda

Police probing mysterious deaths of two migrants in custody

Authorities are investigating the mysterious deaths of two illegal migrants, one Cambodian and one Vietnamese, while being detained at the Suan Phlu detention facility of the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok….

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Thai police close Koh Tao alleged rape case due to lack of evidence

Thai police have ended investigation into allegation by a British backpacker that she was drugged, raped and robbed on Koh Tao island in the southern province of Surat Thani on…

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Seven charges filed against suspects accused of illegal hunting in Kanchanaburi

Seven charges have been lodged against 12 members of a suspected hunting party allegedly led by a deputy district chief officer after forest rangers of the Saiyok national park in…

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Police suspect Chinese tourist’s fatal plunge at waterfall in Hat Yai a foul play

Police are investigating the fatal plunge of a Chinese female tourist at a waterfall in Hat Yai district of the southern province of Songkhla to determine whether it was an…

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Laotian murder suspect admits to slashing the throats of three victims and a cat

A Laotian migrant worker has confessed to a gruesome murder of a 67-year old woman and her 12-year-old grand-daughter  in Samut Prakarn after he was arrested while waiting for a…

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Manhunt for Laotian worker suspected of killing two people and injuring a third

Police are looking for a Laotian migrant worker suspected of killing a 67-year old woman, her 12-year old niece and seriously injuring another 9-year-old niece at a house in Phra…

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British Embassy agrees to Thai police’s request to question alleged Koh Tao rape victim in UK

The British Embassy in Bangkok has approved a request by Thai police to visit Britain to question a woman who claimed she was drugged, raped  and robbed on Koh Tao…

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Alleged rape victim warns tourists to stay away from Koh Tao

A 19-year-old British teenager has stood by her claim that she was drugged, robbed and raped during her vacation on Koh Tao in June and warned people to stay from…

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Leaks from sewers suspected to cause flooding in road tunnel in Prawet district

Prawet district officials have discovered water being leaked out of sewers into road tunnel where a businesswoman was drowned in her pickup truck trapped in the flooded tunnel in Prawet…

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Mother asks CSD police to probe daughter’s death suspected to be an act of foul play

The mother of a woman who was found dead in her own car with her head covered with a plastic bag in the northeastern province of Amnart Charoen earlier this…

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Manhunt for a monk suspected of girdling and poisoning over 100 trees in temple

The forest management office in the southern province of Krabi are gathering evidence to take legal action against a monk who allegedly girdled more than 100 trees and then poisoned…

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Police confirm no rape case on Koh Tao as claimed by alleged British victim

Police claimed today to have wrapped up their investigation into the alleged rape case on Koh Tao island in Surat Thani involving a British backpacker with a conclusion that there…

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Police mull arrest warrants against two web pages for posting alleged British rape victim’s claim

Police are considering arrest warrants against administrators of two web pages for posting the British tourist’s claim that she was drugged, robbed and raped while  vacationing on Koh Tao island in…

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British girl urged to file rape complaint by Sept 25

The 19-year-old British woman who claimed to have been drugged and raped while vacationing on Koh Tao island of Surat Thani’s Koh Phangan district should come and file a complaint…

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British tourist’s mother ready to come to Thailand to pursue the alleged Koh Tao rape case

The mother of the British backpacker who claimed she was drugged, raped and robbed on Koh Tao island in Surat Thani in June, said she was ready to fly to…

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Police insist no rape case on Koh Tao but welcome evidence from alleged victim

The deputy tourist police commissioner said  today that police investigators did not find any evidence or information that would support a rape case as claimed by a British backpacker, but…

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Senior police officer dispatched to Koh Tao to probe British backpacker’s rape allegation

A senior police officer has been ordered to Koh Tao island in the southern province of Surat Thani to investigate charges by a British backpacker that local police refused to…

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Police insist British backpacker complains of missing cellphone and cash, no rape 

Surat Thani provincial police insisted today that there was no rape case on Koh Tao island involving a British backpacker as alleged in the social media. Koh Pha-ngan police superintendent…

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