Crime

Manhunt: Renegade drug dealing soldier has broken out of a military prison in Lampang province

Manhunt: Renegade drug dealing soldier has broken out of a military prison in Lampang province

October 19, 2022

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The soldier has a history of illegal activity, being arrested on October 6th last year and was the subject of a military arrest warrant when… Read More ›

French tourists held in Ko Samui cells after vicious assault left Thai man needing emergency brain surgery

French tourists held in Ko Samui cells after vicious assault left Thai man needing emergency brain surgery

October 18, 2022

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It is not clear how this case will proceed as the victim is not yet out of danger and still unconscious while the two French… Read More ›

Drugs showdown in the works bound to prompt memories of decisive 2003 crackdown by Thaksin government

Drugs showdown in the works bound to prompt memories of decisive 2003 crackdown by Thaksin government

October 17, 2022

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The current campaign as well as being a response to Nong Bua Lamphu also comes after demands from other provinces around the country including Krabi… Read More ›

Police probe cause of death of Russian whose skeletal body was found in a forest on Ko Phangan by a dog

Police probe cause of death of Russian whose skeletal body was found in a forest on Ko Phangan by a dog

October 16, 2022

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30-year-old escaped from the local Ko Phangan Hospital on September 14th after he attended there as an outpatient seeking treatment for depression. A missing person… Read More ›

Mother of murdered woman at the hands of a suspected serial killer calls for the death penalty to be meted out

Mother of murdered woman at the hands of a suspected serial killer calls for the death penalty to be meted out

October 15, 2022

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A heavily armed police unit, acting on a police tip-off, moved in to arrest a murder suspect on foot of a court warrant on Wednesday… Read More ›

CNN reporters leave Thailand after being cleared of trespass but fined for illegally working on a tourist visa

CNN reporters leave Thailand after being cleared of trespass but fined for illegally working on a tourist visa

October 10, 2022

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Tensions and feelings are running high over the kingdom’s worst mass massacre. A senior police officer was summarily removed from his post on Monday after… Read More ›

King and Queen support bereaved families of victims of the country’s worst mass murder in on Thursday

King and Queen support bereaved families of victims of the country’s worst mass murder in on Thursday

October 8, 2022

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King spoke movingly to parents of the bereaved gathered on Friday night on the first floor of Nong Bua Lamphu Hospital, the day after Thailand’s… Read More ›

Slaughter of innocents by ex policeman driven by drugs in Nong Bua Lamphu shocks Thailand 

Slaughter of innocents by ex policeman driven by drugs in Nong Bua Lamphu shocks Thailand 

October 7, 2022

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Background to this case raises serious questions which are bound to grow louder as horrendous details of the carnage emerge including the plight of two… Read More ›

35-year-old man murdered and dismembered his lover after she wanted out of their secret liaison

35-year-old man murdered and dismembered his lover after she wanted out of their secret liaison

October 3, 2022

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Maid at the upmarket condominium complex where the murder took place last Wednesday, foiled the killer’s plan to conceal the body of his murdered 30-year-old… Read More ›

New police chief is installed to lead the kingdom’s battle against crime, begins with illegal guns online

New police chief is installed to lead the kingdom’s battle against crime, begins with illegal guns online

October 1, 2022

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Touching ceremony at Royal Thai Police headquarters sees power transferred from one police chief to the next. General Damrongsak Kittiprapat takes up the role as… Read More ›

Intimidated Russian couple ask Royal Thai police to join Thailand’s Witness Protection Programme in Ko Samui

Intimidated Russian couple ask Royal Thai police to join Thailand’s Witness Protection Programme in Ko Samui

September 29, 2022

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Ongoing investigation in Ko Samui but the arrested suspect brought from Chonburi is reported to be tight-lipped and unwilling to give police further information. The… Read More ›

Russian mafia gang extort young Russian couple out of $50k at a local coffee shop on Ko Samui

Russian mafia gang extort young Russian couple out of $50k at a local coffee shop on Ko Samui

September 28, 2022

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Mysterious exploits of a six-member gang including Russians, Kazakh nationals and a German have been tracked by police since Monday when the disturbing case was… Read More ›

Shock police probe into drug dealing and money laundering linked with Myanmar to strain ties

Shock police probe into drug dealing and money laundering linked with Myanmar to strain ties

September 24, 2022

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The arrest of Dr Tun Min Latt who is at the heart of a vast conglomerate with extensive links to Myanmar’s ruling junta on suspicion… Read More ›

Freak death of Kyrgyz woman in Pattaya linked to Chinese gang who forced her into prostitution

Freak death of Kyrgyz woman in Pattaya linked to Chinese gang who forced her into prostitution

September 19, 2022

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The story of Anara Seitaleva shines a light on the shady world of transnational human trafficking linked with Thailand’s sex industry. It also raises questions… Read More ›

Murder and rape suspected in Rayong after body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a local pond

Murder and rape suspected in Rayong after body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a local pond

September 13, 2022

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Hours after the murder investigation commenced on Tuesday morning when the body was removed from the scene for an autopsy and the husband of the… Read More ›

Krabi residents urge General Prawit to crack down on drugs as national poll gives him a thumbs down

Krabi residents urge General Prawit to crack down on drugs as national poll gives him a thumbs down

September 12, 2022

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National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) opinion poll on Sunday shows that more than 63% of people are not satisfied with the acting PM’s performance… Read More ›

Black-hearted road rage act wiped out 3 young lives in Krabi on Tuesday morning in seconds, killer arrested

Black-hearted road rage act wiped out 3 young lives in Krabi on Tuesday morning in seconds, killer arrested

September 6, 2022

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Horrific murder of three high school students in Krabi at the hands of a man, driven by drugs and road rage, shocks Thailand. On Tuesday… Read More ›

Police reviewing complaint against German man Moritz Pfoh after royalist figure filed a statement

Police reviewing complaint against German man Moritz Pfoh after royalist figure filed a statement

September 6, 2022

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The latest move comes as the Constitutional Court in Bangkok has signalled that it will address the situation regarding Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha’s tenure… Read More ›

Woman arrested for the theft of ฿15.7 million from dead man’s bank account after he passed away

Woman arrested for the theft of ฿15.7 million from dead man’s bank account after he passed away

September 4, 2022

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Satang Thongramphan, also known as Aoi, claims that she became close to the bank account holder at a local care facility where he had been… Read More ›

Brothers of acting PM and senator to be quizzed by panel probing scandal over abusive policewoman

Brothers of acting PM and senator to be quizzed by panel probing scandal over abusive policewoman

September 1, 2022

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A House committee chaired by former Police Commissioner and Thai Liberal Party leader General Sereepisuth Temeeyaves is to probe the facts which point towards corruption,… Read More ›