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  • Mortician joins the dead over business conflict, say Krabi police

    Mortician joins the dead over business conflict, say Krabi police

    PHUKET: Police suspect that the motive for the shooting murder of a mortician in Krabi, across Phang Nga Bay from Phuket, was a business conflict. Ajin Chormai, 55, found the body of her husband Niyom Chormai, 60, in a palm oil plantation on Sunday morning

  • Police probe Phuket fisherman’s death

    Police probe Phuket fisherman’s death

    PHUKET: Police are investigating the cause of death of a Myanmar national whose body was found floating in the water off Rassada yesterday afternoon. Bystanders told police that the man, who police did not name, had been drinking on a boat with friends on Thursday night when he walked to the back to relieve himself, said Somchai Nhuboon of Phuket City Police. “We were told that he fell off the boat, hit his face while falling and then disappeared into the water,” said Captain Somchai.

  • Dozens charged over illegal fireworks at Phuket Vegetarian Festival

    Dozens charged over illegal fireworks at Phuket Vegetarian Festival

    PHUKET: Phuket City Police arrested 21 people for setting off dangerous fireworks during the Phuket Vegetarian Festival, which drew to a close at midnight on Sunday. A further seven people were arrested for selling firecrackers without a permit.

  • Russian tourist found dead in Phuket hotel room

    Russian tourist found dead in Phuket hotel room

    PHUKET: Police are investigating the cause of death of a Russian tourist whose body was discovered in his Karon hotel room on Saturday. The tourist, Yury Kiryukhin, 36, was to check out on Saturday and fly home. Staff at the Baan Karonburi Resort discovered Mr Kiryukhin’s body on the bed in his room at 8:30am, said Karon Police case investigator Capt Channarong Prakongkua.

  • Tourist Police officer stripped of badge over double-homicide shooting

    Tourist Police officer stripped of badge over double-homicide shooting

    PHUKET: A Phuket Tourist Police officer has been kicked off the force as the prosecutor moves forward in charging him over a double-homicide in a drug-den shootout in March.

  • Hit-and-run bus-driver turns himself in

    Hit-and-run bus-driver turns himself in

    PHUKET: The driver whose bus struck a Myanmar national crossing Thepkrasattri Road, killing her instantly last Thursday, turned himself in to the police a few hours after the accident. “Hours after the event, (story

  • Police trainees bolster Phuket street presence

    Police trainees bolster Phuket street presence

    PHUKET: Police trainees from Surat Thani saw some frontline action in Phuket this week when they received on-the-job training at a checkpoint in Baan Bang Jo, in Srisoonthorn. Thalang Police Deputy Superintendent Amnuay Kraiwootthinan and a team of officers supervised the 14 trainees assigned to the Thalang precinct, while another 43 trainees from Surat Thani were dispatched to assist in Phuket City, Chalong and Patong

  • Alarmed drunkard dumps temple bell, flees scene

    Alarmed drunkard dumps temple bell, flees scene

    PHUKET: Police are on the lookout for a man who reportedly tried to sell a temple bell to a secondhand store in Thalang while drunk. Natthakarn Rattanaphan, 33, called the Thalang Police yesterday afternoon after a man arrived at her secondhand store in front of the well-known Term Fun housing estate in Baan Manik (map

  • Man gunned down over business negotiation, not love-triangle

    Man gunned down over business negotiation, not love-triangle

    PHUKET: The victim of Sunday’s shooting drama in Patong has changed his story about the cause of the attack.

  • 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