Artikel tagged “police”

  • Phuket currency exchange robbery key witness refutes prime suspect

    Phuket currency exchange robbery key witness refutes prime suspect

    PHUKET: A key witness in the investigation into the 48,000-baht robbery of a Phuket currency exchange kiosk on Saturday night today told police that their prime suspect was not the man who committed the robbery. Chalong Police had named Nathee Srisawang, 28, from Prachuap Khiri Khan, as their prime suspect.

  • Phuket go-go bars in Soi Bangla pass the AHTD test

    Phuket go-go bars in Soi Bangla pass the AHTD test

    PHUKET: Officers from the Anti-Human Trafficking Division (AHTD) of the Royal Thai Police and Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) on Friday night inspected go-go bars in Soi Sea Dragon, off Soi Bangla in Patong, but failed to uncover any evidence of lewd behavior. Twelve officers from the AHTD Region 5 and ISOC, commanded by AHTD Region 5 Deputy Inspector Pol Lt Anan Nitirangsan, raided seven go-go bars including Exotica and the Candy Club a-Go-Go at about 10pm. The raid was to target clubs showing “nude shows” and lewd acts such as “ping-pong shows” and to arrest any club operators allowing such activity.

  • Phuket pickup crash: Thalang trembles

    Phuket pickup crash: Thalang trembles

    PHUKET: A speeding pickuptruck crashed into a pedestrian footbridge in Phuket last night, spreading fearof yet another earthquake tremor and causing a one-hour traffic tailback.

  • Phuket beach vendors evicted – again

    Phuket beach vendors evicted – again

    PHUKET: A team of about 50 police and municipal officers this morning arrived in force at Phuket’s tourist-popular Karon Beach and removed a restaurant belonging to a local family who were forcibly removed from the same location nine weeks ago. Led by Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha, Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong, Muang, Chalong Police Superintendent Col Krittapad Dej-intorrasorn, the officers arrived at 7am and started pulling down tents and removing tables and chairs.

  • Troubled lovers plunge from Phuket bridge, whereabouts unknown

    Troubled lovers plunge from Phuket bridge, whereabouts unknown

    PHUKET: A search has been launched for a pair of troubled lovers who were last seen on Thepkrasattri Bridge and are now missing, believed to have leaped into the fast-flowing waters heading out to the Andaman Sea.

  • Phuket election canvasser dies in high-speed collision

    Phuket election canvasser dies in high-speed collision

    PHUKET: A man helping to post campaign posters for the upcoming local election in Mai Khao died in a high-speed motorcycle accident yesterday afternoon. Tah Chat Chai Police Lt Col Prakob Yodkwan received a report at 2pm saying that a motorcycle had slammed into a 10-wheeled truck on the road that runs alongside the runway at Phuket International Airport. Witnesses reported the motorcycle coming from the airport and heading towards Thepkrasattri Road at high speed.

  • Phuket man murdered within inches of his wife

    Phuket man murdered within inches of his wife

    PHUKET: A man driving his wife home from her job at Phuket Airport was gunned down in Sakoo subdistrict last night. Thachatchai Police were notified of the murder on the Sakoo-Nai Yang Road just after midnight. They identified the deceased as 29-year-old Niphon Thaiprasert, a resident of Sakoo Village 3.

  • Phuket crash uproots tree, two slightly injured

    Phuket crash uproots tree, two slightly injured

    PHUKET: Two people were injured in Phuket this afternoon when the driver of a pickup truck lost control on the bypass road, hit a tree on the median strip and collided with a sedan heading in the opposite direction. The accident occurred at about 2pm on the stretch of the bypass road in front of the Premium Outlet Mall in Koh Kaew.

  • Phuket construction worker dies of high blood pressure

    Phuket construction worker dies of high blood pressure

    PHUKET: Police believe that a Cambodian construction worker found dead this morning died from high blood pressure. Thalang Police Duty Officer Praman Yapphayak said he was notified of the death at about 7:30am

  • Phuket ‘security guard’ confesses to stabbing murder

    Phuket ‘security guard’ confesses to stabbing murder

    PHUKET: A security guard has confessed to the murder of a maid at a workers’ guesthouse in Phuket last night. Patong Police duty officer Weerapong Rakkito identified the deceased as 39-year-old Nuanchawee Sarating, until the time of her death the maid at a workers’ guesthouse in the Kalim. At about 9:45pm, her body was found face-up outside her room under the four-storey guesthouse, opposite The Lodge resort on Phra Barami Soi 5