Crime

Police arrest motosai driver in Pattaya for the brutal assault of a tourist asking about a local fare

Police arrest motosai driver in Pattaya for the brutal assault of a tourist asking about a local fare

February 27, 2021

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The 24-year-old Chilean man, Salvatore Andres Castromedina, was emotional and in tears, in the early hours of Thursday morning, as he gave evidence to Pattaya… Read More ›

Another ‘Pretty’ dies after working as a hostess at a party in Bangkok. Police await post-mortem in the case

Another ‘Pretty’ dies after working as a hostess at a party in Bangkok. Police await post-mortem in the case

February 26, 2021

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The tragedy has sparked memories of the death of 25-year-old ‘pretty’ Thitima Noraphanpiphat or ‘Lunlabelle’ who died in September 2019. On October 14th last year,… Read More ›

Golden Triangle drugs threat aired in parliament, claims of senior police officers being involved in trafficking

Golden Triangle drugs threat aired in parliament, claims of senior police officers being involved in trafficking

February 23, 2021

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Rising drug seizures including tonnes of crystal methamphetamine, more death sentences and tens of thousands of arrests in just weeks do not tell us Thailand… Read More ›

Police charge school principal in Suphan Buri with murder of young woman missing for eight years

Police charge school principal in Suphan Buri with murder of young woman missing for eight years

February 22, 2021

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Police swooped on the school principal’s residence at 6 am on Friday the 19th. He had returned home on the 18th after being away for… Read More ›

Dutchman arrested as he tried to board a plane to the Netherlands while under ฿100 million probe

Dutchman arrested as he tried to board a plane to the Netherlands while under ฿100 million probe

February 16, 2021

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Details of the case were outlined by Police Major General Charin Kopata of the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau Division 5 on Monday. The Dutchman was… Read More ›

Police Chief defends officers after Saturday’s riots in Bangkok saying all will face charges in court

Police Chief defends officers after Saturday’s riots in Bangkok saying all will face charges in court

February 15, 2021

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Violence and mayhem seen in the heart of Bangkok. Events on Saturday clearly shows a more aggressive approach from the student-led protest movement which vowed… Read More ›

Protesters on Saturday clashed violently with police in Bangkok as new tactics have emerged

Protesters on Saturday clashed violently with police in Bangkok as new tactics have emerged

February 14, 2021

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A Reuters report on Sunday highlighted riot police beating what appeared to be a man in a yellow medics vest while a doctors group condemned… Read More ›

Drugs party raided at a private poolside venue in Pattaya as the city’s bars and venues are deserted

Drugs party raided at a private poolside venue in Pattaya as the city’s bars and venues are deserted

February 14, 2021

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As beleaguered bar owners and venue operators in Pattaya struggle to keep the doors open in a ghost town that was once the world’s party… Read More ›

Mother of raped and murdered nine-year-old girl calls for the death penalty after killer’s arrest

Mother of raped and murdered nine-year-old girl calls for the death penalty after killer’s arrest

February 13, 2021

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A mother’s cry for justice – the horrific story from Nakhon Ratchasima of the death of a nine-year-old girl at the hands of a recently… Read More ›

Top model agency unmasked for sexually abusing thousands of young children in Thailand by DSI

Top model agency unmasked for sexually abusing thousands of young children in Thailand by DSI

February 12, 2021

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The arrest of a man in May last year linked to a photo supplied by Australian police gave officers the breakthrough that led to yesterday’s… Read More ›

Rayong gambling boss is arrested as fact-finding panel finds police and officials acted corruptly

Rayong gambling boss is arrested as fact-finding panel finds police and officials acted corruptly

February 11, 2021

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Panel headed by former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Justice, Chanchao Chaiyanukit, also suggests that there may be 200 illegal gambling dens in Thailand… Read More ›

23 year old man who gunned down a reprimanding police officer shows the deadly Thai problem with guns

23 year old man who gunned down a reprimanding police officer shows the deadly Thai problem with guns

February 10, 2021

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Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau tracked down 23-year-old Sitthiphong Jasa-ard to a room in Chonburi province on Monday night after he brutally murdered off duty policeman,… Read More ›

Melo Pearl fisherman goes from hero to zero after arrest in Nakhon Si Thammarat on drug charges

Melo Pearl fisherman goes from hero to zero after arrest in Nakhon Si Thammarat on drug charges

February 8, 2021

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The story was featured on newspapers and news shows across the world last week as 37-year-old Hatchai Niyomdecha talked about his chance discovery of a… Read More ›

UK man on a tourist visa arrested for offshore gun terror and serious drug charges on Ko Samui after day out

UK man on a tourist visa arrested for offshore gun terror and serious drug charges on Ko Samui after day out

February 6, 2021

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34-year-old Benjamin Robert Simpson has proved yet again that for foreigners, illegal narcotics and Thailand do not mix. The UK tourist is facing a slew… Read More ›

Illegal lending app run by Chinese staff charging up to 20% interest per week taken out by immigration police

Illegal lending app run by Chinese staff charging up to 20% interest per week taken out by immigration police

February 5, 2021

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The Immigration Bureau was called in to act when complaints were made by customers who were stiffed by the illegal and expensive moneylender which employed… Read More ›

Murder charge for 19 year old who barrelled down elderly 84-year-old Thai man in San Francisco

Murder charge for 19 year old who barrelled down elderly 84-year-old Thai man in San Francisco

February 4, 2021

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Vicha Ratanapakdee’s daughter Kim told reporters that her father had followed her to the United States after she met her American husband to help take… Read More ›

Rogue bank manager in Pattaya fleeces foreign customers at a top bank branch in the resort city

Rogue bank manager in Pattaya fleeces foreign customers at a top bank branch in the resort city

February 3, 2021

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Many of those who spoke with Police Colonel Phisit Phoolsap recalled being told their bank account books and documents were out of date by bank… Read More ›

Court throws out witness evidence against three UDD members charged with soldier’s deaths in 2010

Court throws out witness evidence against three UDD members charged with soldier’s deaths in 2010

February 2, 2021

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Verdict recalls the horror of April and May 2010 in Bangkok. The charges related to the killing of 5 on-duty soldiers with the 2nd Infantry… Read More ›

Thai woman found dead in London. 19-year-old man charged at the Old Bailey with her murder in the city

Thai woman found dead in London. 19-year-old man charged at the Old Bailey with her murder in the city

February 2, 2021

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The accused was known to the 43-year-old woman but not related to her, say police sources seeking further information. A Thai woman who travelled to… Read More ›

Sadistic rapist, drug dealer and serial murderer is sentenced to life in prison by Thon Buri court

Sadistic rapist, drug dealer and serial murderer is sentenced to life in prison by Thon Buri court

January 30, 2021

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The court on Friday handed down its sentence by video link to Thon Buri Remand Prison where the accused killer was being held. The verdict… Read More ›