Crime

Former Immigration Bureau boss ‘Big Joke’ to bring case against the PM to get his old job back

Former Immigration Bureau boss ‘Big Joke’ to bring case against the PM to get his old job back

September 23, 2020

Crime, Politics, Thailand:

In January this year, the former immigration police chief appeared before the Anti Corruption Commission after a lawyer, in May 2019, one month after his… Read More ›

Woman executed at the temple by her police officer lover in early-morning point-blank range gun slaying horror

Woman executed at the temple by her police officer lover in early-morning point-blank range gun slaying horror

September 22, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Clinical murder of a 39-year-old woman at the entrance to a temple in the Bang Khae district of Bangkok was triggered by killer’s stress after… Read More ›

Frenchman’s car stopped in Phuket, charged with the violent hotel rape of a 29 year old UK woman in Patpong

Frenchman’s car stopped in Phuket, charged with the violent hotel rape of a 29 year old UK woman in Patpong

September 16, 2020

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The 29-year-old UK tourist reported the rape last Friday morning to police in Patong who later obtained a warrant for the arrest of 36-year-old Mr… Read More ›

Assistant Attorney General in Red Bull case named as a senior prosecutor to central Bangkok district

Assistant Attorney General in Red Bull case named as a senior prosecutor to central Bangkok district

September 13, 2020

Crime, Living, Thai World:

Assistant Attorney General Nate Natsuk defended himself before a range of panels last month. He had already been cleared by a committee set up within… Read More ›

Scotswoman to appeal dropping of death sentence on brother in law and two hired hitmen by court in Phrae

Scotswoman to appeal dropping of death sentence on brother in law and two hired hitmen by court in Phrae

September 7, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A Thai Scotswoman in Glasgow is in contact with her lawyers in Thailand after a the Appeals Court set aside the death sentence handed down… Read More ›

Bangkok inmate tests positive for the Covid 19 virus making it the first local case in over 100 days in Thailand

Bangkok inmate tests positive for the Covid 19 virus making it the first local case in over 100 days in Thailand

September 4, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Senior health officials including the Director of the Communicable Disease Department have urged the public to be calm but also vigilant. The man was jailed… Read More ›

Murder charge against ‘Boss’ Yoravuth should have been weighed after mowing down policeman

Murder charge against ‘Boss’ Yoravuth should have been weighed after mowing down policeman

September 1, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Today the investigating panel’s report was discussed by the cabinet and made public with a press conference given by Mr Vicha Mahakhun. The panel chairman… Read More ›

Red Bull scandal exposed as cabinet to discuss shocking details unearthed by inquiry panel before publication

Red Bull scandal exposed as cabinet to discuss shocking details unearthed by inquiry panel before publication

September 1, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Over the weekend, the Chairman of the panel told the press that no one person could have been responsible for the coordinated effort to have… Read More ›

Explosive report on the Red Bull scandal exposing ‘corruption’ due at the Prime Minister’s office

Explosive report on the Red Bull scandal exposing ‘corruption’ due at the Prime Minister’s office

August 30, 2020

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

It is now clear from several panels and committees of investigation that the mishandling of the criminal case against Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya or… Read More ›

Death sentence imposed on school boss who murdered a 2-year-old boy in a gold shop robbery in January

Death sentence imposed on school boss who murdered a 2-year-old boy in a gold shop robbery in January

August 28, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The callous and egregious nature of the crime committed at the Robinsons Shopping Centre in Lopburi last January deeply shocked the public not only in… Read More ›

Police witness in Red Bull case had talks about witness protection with department at the Ministry of Justice

Police witness in Red Bull case had talks about witness protection with department at the Ministry of Justice

August 24, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s Minister of Justice Somsak Thepsutin has given an assurance that protection for any witness connected with the Red Bull case is available from his… Read More ›

Arrest warrant out for former Thai-Dutch TV star, now facing 33 years in prison for illegal drug trafficking

Arrest warrant out for former Thai-Dutch TV star, now facing 33 years in prison for illegal drug trafficking

August 22, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Amelia ‘Amy’ Jacobs flew out of Suvarnabhumi Airport last August after being released a year before from prison having been held for 11 months. Her… Read More ›

Man visiting from Laos had TB, not Covid 19 as Udon Thani governor confirms no trace of Covid 19 virus

Man visiting from Laos had TB, not Covid 19 as Udon Thani governor confirms no trace of Covid 19 virus

August 20, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

31-year old daughter Ms Dido, her mother and the owner of the rustic house where the couple from Laos stayed, have been interviewed by local… Read More ›

Mom charged with putting her 4-year-old son in a coma after the boy soiled his bed on Mother’s Day

Mom charged with putting her 4-year-old son in a coma after the boy soiled his bed on Mother’s Day

August 20, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police are seeking further information from Bhumibol Hospital in the Sai Mai area of Bangkok on the boy’s injuries after detaining his mother and her… Read More ›

Moneylender charged with ordering the death of woman in southern Thailand at a cost of ฿2,500

Moneylender charged with ordering the death of woman in southern Thailand at a cost of ฿2,500

August 19, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Woman who worked in the seafood industry was murdered on August 7th last by a 27-year-old local hitman from Buriram province who carried out the… Read More ›

Myanmar men who murdered two UK backpackers on Ko Tao have their death sentences commuted to life

Myanmar men who murdered two UK backpackers on Ko Tao have their death sentences commuted to life

August 17, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Confusion developed over the weekend when some media reported that both Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo had been pardoned. This drew a clarification from a… Read More ›

Hard-up air conditioning repairman arrested for murder of wife and mother in Nakhon Ratchasima

Hard-up air conditioning repairman arrested for murder of wife and mother in Nakhon Ratchasima

August 16, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police arrested the man within 48 hours of the grim discovery on Tuesday afternoon when a teacher returned a 6-year-old girl from school to the… Read More ›

Prosecutor appears before House committee as Chairman worries for safety of expert witness in the case

Prosecutor appears before House committee as Chairman worries for safety of expert witness in the case

August 14, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police panel report has identified severe failings in the police handling of the case. This eventually led, through omission, delay or confusion, to the evidence… Read More ›

Murdered woman may have died in an amorous liaison at her home in Nakhon Ratchasima, girl at school

Murdered woman may have died in an amorous liaison at her home in Nakhon Ratchasima, girl at school

August 13, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The woman was the mother of a 6-year-old daughter who was at school while the little girl’s parent lost her life in her bedroom. Police… Read More ›

UK man in Phuket jailed on drunk driving charge just hours before flying to reunite with family

UK man in Phuket jailed on drunk driving charge just hours before flying to reunite with family

August 11, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

60-year-old Peter Murray has lived in Phuket for 4 years and was the subject of an alarm raised by his family last Friday when he… Read More ›