Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

  • Criminal Court spokesman explains why alleged knifeman was acquitted

    Criminal Court spokesman explains why alleged knifeman was acquitted

    Following yesterday’s sad epilogue to a court case, where the father of a murdered son jumped out of the window of the Criminal Court because the suspect was acquitted, a spokesperson has made a statement about the case. The court of justice tried has sought to clarify why the Criminal Court ordered the acquittal of the defendant in a murder case which appears to have led to a the suicide of the murder victim’s father. The defendant, Mr Natthapong Nernkiri, was charged with murder for stabbing to death Mr Thanit Kanhasunthorn in Din Daeng area in April last year

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    Machete-wielding BKK motorist jailed for threatening woman

    The South Bangkok district court has handed down a sentence today on a male driver. He’s been sentenced to 2 months and 15 days behind bars

  • Man douses young Thai woman in petrol, sets her alight and is given bail

    Man douses young Thai woman in petrol, sets her alight and is given bail

    Thai Rath  has reported on the case of a Bangkok man who doused a 22 year old Thai woman from Ubon Ratchathani in petrol while she was eating with friends at a somtam stall. Thai Rath notes that the 23 year old Thai man, who committed the crime, was given bail by the court in Bangkok and is currently free. He has since allegedly told a friend of the victim that ‘she was next’

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    Five jailed up to 19 years for forcing Moroccan women into prostitution

    PHOTOS: The Nation “Pearl was accused of being the gang leader as he owns the Dream Disco Pub on the fourth floor of the Zenith Hotel where the four victims were forced into prostitution from October 2016 to March 2017.” A 46 year old Australian has been sentenced to 19 years imprisonment by the Criminal Court, and a Syrian, two Thais and a Moroccan to 16 years imprisonment, for forcing four Moroccans into prostitution at a Bangkok pub. The court read its verdict in the human trafficking case against 46 year old Michael Pearl, a Sudanese-born Australian, 37 year old Ghassan Wakej, a Syrian, 63 year old Chalad Narachan, 46 year old Aree Iamsaree and 38 year old Hana Taoyuree (unofficial spelling), a Moroccan, yesterday morning. They were charged with violating the anti-human trafficking act, prostitution suppression act and the Criminal Code

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    Officials seize decorative corals in Chatuchak, Bangkok

    Thai PBS are reporting that police and officials in Bangkok have swooped on shops in Chatuchak, in Bangkok’s northern suburbs, and seized a substantial haul of decorative corals and coralline algae. A member of the Yiew Dong (forest hawk) task force of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, said the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment received lots of complaints from the public about several shops in the Chatuchak area selling banned marine products such as corals and coralline algae as well as protected wildlife species

  • Bangkok driver threatens woman with machete

    Bangkok driver threatens woman with machete

    “The clip shows a man at the wheel of a black Toyota Camry, repeatedly trying to cut in front of a car whose dashboard cam is recording the incident, by driving against the traffic.” Netizens are condemning a male driver caught on video threatening a female driver with a machete after he drove against the traffic to cut in front of her car. According to the date stamped on the clip by the woman’s dashboard camera, the incident took place yesterday (Tuesday) at 10am on a Bangkok road with two lanes on each side

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    Arrest warrant to be issued for the owner of ‘Phoenix’

    Deputy Commander of the Royal Thai Police, Gen Sriwara Rangsiphramnakul, is urging police investigators to push on in the possible case against the owner of ‘Phoenix’ in order to request an arrest warrant as soon as possible.

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    National: VIP treatment for foreign rescuers

    Rescuers, who have the time to stay in Thailand, are being given free tours and extra privileges in thanks for their dedication and persistence over the past two weeks in the Tham Luang cave search and rescue mission. For the ones that must return home now, they’ve been offered free tickets and five-year visa free travel. The government is offering them a free-of-charge tourism treat.

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    Bangkok: Police retrieve 300,000 baht left in taxi

    Thai Rath have our ‘honest taxi driver’ story of the week.

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    Boat and ‘life jackets’ not fit-for-purpose

    The Tourist Police Bureau have revealed that the ‘Phoenix’ was not ‘fit for purpose’ for operations in the seas off Phuket whilst the buoyancy aids that were provided for passengers didn’t reach the minimum standards required for safety vests. In the latest zero-dollar tour investigation, linked to the two boats and last Thursday’s boat sinkings, tourist police seized 21 non-standard buoyancy aids at an office believed to be used as the operations centre for the boat tours involved with ‘Phoenix’. Tourist Police Deputy Commander Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn says, “Yesterday we went to Tanawat shipyard in Rassada where the ‘Phoenix’ boat was constructed.