Artikel tagged “police”

  • Marijuana valued at 2 million Baht – crackdown in Phang Nga

    Marijuana valued at 2 million Baht – crackdown in Phang Nga

    Phang Nga police have arrested 6 local fishermen with 456 kilograms of dry marijuana leaves. The 6 fishermen include 31 year old Boonkum Bohmuang, 27 year old Rachan Thong-Iad, 25 year old Sakrit Thong-Iad, 36 year old Thalerngsak Thanyupak and 37 year old Manoch Thintalay. After being informed about the drugs being transported by boat through the Andaman Sea, an undercover police officer contacted two of the men to buy some marijuana

  • NGO taking the government to court over food pesticides

    NGO taking the government to court over food pesticides

    More than 60 per cent of five popular vegetables sold in local markets contain excessive levels of harmful chemical residue, according to a testing by the Thailand Pesticide Alert Network (Thai-PAN), a non-governmental organisation working on food safety. About 64 per cent of khana (Chinese kale), tua fak yao (long beans), prik daeng (red chili), bai kaprao (basil leaves) and kalam pree (cabbage) samples contained chemical residue above maximum residue levels (MRL) limit, said Thai-PAN coordinator Prokchol Ousap at a press conference on Friday. The finding came from recent testing of 150 samples of nine vegetables, which also included bai bua bok (pennywort), cha-om (climbing wattle), tam lueng (ivy gourd) and sai bua (lotus stem), as well as the six fruits: grapes, papaya, banana, coconut, pineapple and dragon fruit.

  • Another van tragedy – 14 die after crash in Sing Buri

    Another van tragedy – 14 die after crash in Sing Buri

    Thirteen Burmese workers and a Thai driver were killed when a chartered van burst into flames after it crashed into the rear of a truck in Sing Buri early yesterday.

  • Kathu Police Chief to move in as Acting-Chief of Patong Police

    Kathu Police Chief to move in as Acting-Chief of Patong Police

    Today (November 21), Phuket Provincial Police Commander, Pol.

  • Widespread graft exposed in Phuket police case

    Widespread graft exposed in Phuket police case

    In the wake of the corruption investigation focusing on Phuket police, academics and stakeholders told a seminar held by the watchdog Police Watch that business operators on the island face police extortion worth millions of baht per month. The seminar was held at the Thai Journalists Association in Bangkok on Sunday.

  • Phuket holds a seminar for Ponzi scheme fraud protection

    Phuket holds a seminar for Ponzi scheme fraud protection

    A seminar was held today (November 9), aiming to provide knowledge to people about Ponzi schemes and fake products. The seminar was chaired by the Phuket Governor and attended by many authorities including Pol Col Prawut Wongseenil, Deputy Director General of DSI and President of Anti-Ponzi scheme Association, Samat Jenchaijitarawanit. A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operation where the operator generates returns for older investors through revenue paid by new investors.

  • Taxi driver versus Police in Patong

    Taxi driver versus Police in Patong

    A taxi driver in Patong released a video clip of him getting a warning from two traffic police not to park in prohibited parking spots. The video shows the man complaining to the two police officers that there were many cars parked in the same area but none of them were caught by the police, only him who happened to be a taxi driver

  • Three vehicles in a crash in Thalang kills one, injures another

    Three vehicles in a crash in Thalang kills one, injures another

    At the scene, a car, motorcycle and truck had collided. The motorcyclist died in the collision.

  • 78 year old German killed in his Chalong home

    78 year old German killed in his Chalong home

    Last night (September 25), 52 year old Niran Pratumsin surrendered herself to police confessing that she had killed her husband in the house they lived.

  • Policeman being interrogated over Yingluck escape

    Policeman being interrogated over Yingluck escape

    A Police Colonel was detained for interrogation last night (Thursday) on suspicion of helping fugitive former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country.