Artikel tagged “metropolitan”

  • Bangkok traffic police sidelined because they don’t know the road rules

    Bangkok traffic police sidelined because they don’t know the road rules

    PHOTO: Thai Rath The deputy commissioner of the metropolitan police Maj-Gen Jirasan Kaewsaeng-ek says some traffic police have been transferred to office duties because they didn’t know the traffic rules. Thai Rath reports that they had been on duty directing the traffic and issuing traffic violation fines but had passed no courses on what the actual traffic rules were. The admission comes as the metropolitan police embark on a massive education drive to train all officers on traffic duties.

  • Swiss/Thai children run away from home claiming Thai mother beats them

    Swiss/Thai children run away from home claiming Thai mother beats them

    PHOTO: The Nation Two children, who fell off a drying rack at a Bangkapi apartment block last May, have now run away from home saying their Thai mother had been beating them. Their remaining sibling is staying with the mother

  • 94 motorcycles seized, 88 arrested – BKK road racing clampdown

    94 motorcycles seized, 88 arrested – BKK road racing clampdown

    Police have arrested 88 motorcyclists and seized 94 motorcycles last night for illegally modifying their bikes for road racing. Pol Maj Gen Nithithorn Jintakanon, traffic police chief of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, called a late night media pack at the Metropolitan Police Division 3 at 11.30pm to announce the arrests. Police set up road checkpoints in Metropolitan Division 3 last night in the latest in a series of crackdowns on road racing.

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    Four arrested with 414,000 methamphetamine pills, ‘ice’, ecstasy tablets and ketamine

    Bangkok police arrested three men and a woman on charges of alleged drug trafficking and seized 414,000 methamphetamine pills, 28 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice”, 18,000 ecstasy pills and 1.8 kg of ketamine in two related operations. The arrests were announced at a press conference at the Metropolitan Police Bureau at noon on Thursday. The suspects were all between the ages of 21 and 34.

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