Crime

Former Democrat boss gets bail on three charges including one of rape before a court in Bangkok

Former Democrat boss gets bail on three charges including one of rape before a court in Bangkok

April 17, 2022

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

As a fifth complaint emerged on Saturday before the Metropolitan Police Bureau deputy chief Police Major General Trairong Phewpan, on Sunday, emphasised that women making… Read More ›

Thai Me too moment as top party leader to face sex charges as women come forward with reports

Thai Me too moment as top party leader to face sex charges as women come forward with reports

April 16, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

On Friday, one 30-year-old woman, Hathairat ‘Ann’ Thanakitamnuay or Anna Vidhyaphum, the wife of former Democrat Party turned street protester and political activist, Tanat Thanakitamnuay… Read More ›

Rapper charged for his part in a ping pong bomb attack on the Bangkok home of the PM last Sunday

Rapper charged for his part in a ping pong bomb attack on the Bangkok home of the PM last Sunday

April 15, 2022

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

Police at Bangkok’s Ta Rua Police Station in a follow-up search of Thanayut Na Ayudhaya’s home in Klong Toey unearthed explosives. The 20-year-old critically acclaimed… Read More ›

Teenage love plot sees 53-year-old woman knifed to death near Bangkok by her daughter’s young lover

Teenage love plot sees 53-year-old woman knifed to death near Bangkok by her daughter’s young lover

April 9, 2022

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Horrible twist of the knife as teenage girl orchestrated the brutal and cruel murder of her own mother, all because of teenage love. Police in… Read More ›

Corrupt policeman refused arrest insisting that he was innocent of abduction and extortion claims

Corrupt policeman refused arrest insisting that he was innocent of abduction and extortion claims

April 5, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

This latest case has seen two police officers held in detention by the Phra Khanong Criminal Court until April 13th next and comes after public… Read More ›

High flying American nabbed by police days before ฿3 million swindle complaint was due to lapse

High flying American nabbed by police days before ฿3 million swindle complaint was due to lapse

April 2, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police swooped on Matthew Christensen after he had just returned from a trip to Ko Samui. The American is understood to be well known in… Read More ›

Legal pot does not appear to be working for Anutin’s Bhumjaithai Party in latest opinion poll

Legal pot does not appear to be working for Anutin’s Bhumjaithai Party in latest opinion poll

March 28, 2022

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

The drive to legalise pot or marijuana pursued by the Bhumjaithai Party may, in time, prove popular with Thai people as a source of income… Read More ›

Thai and Cambodian police reveal that young woman’s ‘organ harvesting’ claims were a lie

Thai and Cambodian police reveal that young woman’s ‘organ harvesting’ claims were a lie

March 19, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Despite the debunking of the grotesque and sensational claims made by the young Thai woman by senior Thai and Cambodian police officers, there remains the… Read More ›

Family of Swiss woman murdered in Phuket thank officials after 28-year-old killer is sentenced to life in prison

Family of Swiss woman murdered in Phuket thank officials after 28-year-old killer is sentenced to life in prison

March 17, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The court found that 28 year old Teerawat Thothip intended to murder 57-year-old Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf after first attempting to rape the foreign tourist on August… Read More ›

Ex boyfriend kills Thai woman’s son in rampage accusing her of seeking a new or foreign lover in his place

Ex boyfriend kills Thai woman’s son in rampage accusing her of seeking a new or foreign lover in his place

March 14, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Spurned man had left an hour before after imploring his estranged girlfriend, who was previously married to a foreigner outside Thailand, to resume their relationship.… Read More ›

Police charges against top cop’s Porsche driving son at the centre of fatal Bangkok car accident

Police charges against top cop’s Porsche driving son at the centre of fatal Bangkok car accident

March 13, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

29-year-old Mr Pornmet Songmetta reportedly works with the family firm Absolute Clean Energy, a Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) listed electricity distribution firm which operates… Read More ›

Thai woman’s claims that she was targeted for organ harvesting being probed in Cambodia by police

Thai woman’s claims that she was targeted for organ harvesting being probed in Cambodia by police

March 12, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Top cop ‘Big Joke’ appeared to support the woman’s story on Wednesday when he revealed that police in Thailand had intercepted a message from what… Read More ›

Rights activist’s concern as the trial of Ferrari Joe begins in Bangkok for killing of a smalltime drugs suspect

Rights activist’s concern as the trial of Ferrari Joe begins in Bangkok for killing of a smalltime drugs suspect

March 8, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The trial comes as a new law, strengthening legal protections against torture and human rights abuses against people held in custody with more transparency provisions,… Read More ›

Australian sporting hero died from natural causes on the first day of his luxury holiday on Ko Samui

Australian sporting hero died from natural causes on the first day of his luxury holiday on Ko Samui

March 7, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

On Saturday, the Superintendent of Bo Phut Police Station on Ko Samui, Police Colonel Yuttana Sirisombat, confirmed that routine enquiries into the death of the… Read More ›

‘Call the police’ says Big Joke after meeting 64-year-old Khon Kaen widow, a loan sharks victim

‘Call the police’ says Big Joke after meeting 64-year-old Khon Kaen widow, a loan sharks victim

March 6, 2022

Crime, Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Widow and street seller who could not feed her family turned to illegal lenders and was charged 30% interest per month. She called the police… Read More ›

Canadian hitmen ‘suicidal’ as cops open murder conspiracy case after Thai police tour de force

Canadian hitmen ‘suicidal’ as cops open murder conspiracy case after Thai police tour de force

March 1, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Two hitmen in the Jimmy Sandhu murder case in Phuket have been living in fear in Canada since being exposed by the Royal Thai… Read More ›

Doctor and military officer the subject of arrest warrants in an underage sex ring in Surat Thani 

Doctor and military officer the subject of arrest warrants in an underage sex ring in Surat Thani 

February 18, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

One of those arrested is reported to be the son of a Thai politician. The priority being given to the case and high profile presence… Read More ›

Thai woman’s attacker appears before New York court charged with robbery and assault last year

Thai woman’s attacker appears before New York court charged with robbery and assault last year

February 16, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

40-year-old Kevin Douglas was arrested over eight hours after the assault last November when he barged his way into a woman’s home in the Queens… Read More ›

Death penalty may be a problem as two hitmen in Sandhu case are named by police seeking arrests of the pair

Death penalty may be a problem as two hitmen in Sandhu case are named by police seeking arrests of the pair

February 14, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

In the course of last week’s intensive investigation which saw up to 20 police teams in Phuket led by the National Police Commissioner General Suwat… Read More ›

German TV star asked police not to publicise her ordeal as she took flight hours after her beach attack ordeal

German TV star asked police not to publicise her ordeal as she took flight hours after her beach attack ordeal

February 11, 2022

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

TV star left Thailand within hours of the attack for Dubai to be reunited with her 4-year-old son after the shock of her ordeal. The… Read More ›