Artikel tagged “police”

  • Helmetless sidecar driver dies after big bike wipeout

    Helmetless sidecar driver dies after big bike wipeout

    PHUKET: A helmetless driver of a motorbike with sidecar died after a high-speed collision with a big bike travelling at high speed in Thalang on Saturday evening. Tah Chat Chai Police arrived at the u-turn south of Kor En curve, notoriously nicknamed by locals as “Death Curve”, on Thepkrasattri Road (map

  • Phuket teen gang shoots man dead over insults

    Phuket teen gang shoots man dead over insults

    PHUKET: Police have arrested several youths after an 18-year-old was shot dead in front of a 7-Eleven store in Phuket’s Rawai Beach area early yesterday morning. Chalong Police received a report of the shooting at 4am, and soon arrived at the 7-Eleven store at the entrance to Laem Ka Yai Beach on Wiset Road (map

  • Phuket mobile phone operators vent over ‘overzealous’ consumer-protection policing

    Phuket mobile phone operators vent over ‘overzealous’ consumer-protection policing

    PHUKET: Mobile phone operators from Phuket’s major shopping malls protested this morning at Phuket Provincial Hall over what they see as an over-zealous interpretation of consumer protection laws.

  • Nigerian tourist attacked and robbed of his rented motorbike

    Nigerian tourist attacked and robbed of his rented motorbike

    PHUKET: A Nigerian tourist was attacked and robbed at about 6pm yesterday by two men of Caucasian appearance.

  • Motorbike dumped in pond mystifies park-goers

    Motorbike dumped in pond mystifies park-goers

    PHUKET: Police and local residents are scratching their heads over a motorcycle found dumped in a pond at Rama IX Park (King’s Park) in Phuket Town (map

  • Two Phuket cop-kickers caught

    Two Phuket cop-kickers caught

    PHUKET: Police have arrested two of the four suspects they believe are responsible for assaulting police officers trying to make an arrest of a suspect wanted for attempted murder and other charges (story

  • Phuket Police officer beaten in mass brawl as suspect resists arrest

    Phuket Police officer beaten in mass brawl as suspect resists arrest

    PHUKET: Police in Cherng Talay are on the lookout for an unknown number of suspects after a senior officer was badly beaten and a squad of at least five other policemen suffered minor injuries while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Monday. Cherng Talay Deputy Superintendent Sommai On-khum regained consciousness at Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town on Monday to discover he had suffered a broken molar tooth and extensive bruising to his face and legs.

  • Phuket Police arrest shooter of Russian tourist

    Phuket Police arrest shooter of Russian tourist

    PHUKET: Police have arrested the man who injured a Russian tourist by opening fire on a car in a fit of road rage in Rawai last month. Officers took Narongsak Saelim, 21, into custody yesterday, the same day Phuket Provincial Court issued a warrant for his arrest (story

  • Krabi killer manhunt moves to Koh Lanta

    Krabi killer manhunt moves to Koh Lanta

    PHUKET: Police are scouring the tourist island of Koh Lanta, across Phang Nga Bay from Phuket, in their efforts to arrest double-homicide fugitive Samran “Khui” Suetrong. Samran is wanted for shooting dead his stepson’s wife, Siripan Noorod, 24, and her 19-month-old son Autthakorn Noorod, at their home in Krabi’s Khao Phanom District on Monday night (story

  • Phuket party thieves loot liquor store

    Phuket party thieves loot liquor store

    PHUKET: Police are on the lookout for the suspects who stole 12 kegs of beer, two cartons of cigarettes and 10 bottles of whisky from a liquor store in Baan Lipon, in Phuket’s northern district of Thalang. They even stole the store’s pickup truck to make off with the party essentials, reported police. So far, officers are stumped for clues.