Artikel tagged “police”

  • Chiang Mai: Son finds father dead in car

    Chiang Mai: Son finds father dead in car

    A man has been found dead in his own car in Chiang Mai’s Muang district.  The car was covered near his house when his adopted son found the car with his father inside this morning. Police estimate that 48 year old Somphet Thaso died at least two days earlier. His adopted son, Sukit Somboonpattanakoon, said Somphet could not be accounted for two days and he was unable to find him until he walked past the car and smelled a strong stench. He lifted the car cover canvas and found the body so he called the police. The car was not locked but its four windows were closed.

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    88 million baht seized from ex-officials of destitute fund

    The AMLO (Anti Money Laundering Office) has seized 41 assets worth 88 million baht from three former senior officials at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry and nine alleged accomplices as part of the probe into the misappropriation of allowances and related irregularities at protection centres for the destitute. AMLO acting secretary-general, Pol Maj-General Romsit Viriyasan, yesterday said the agency’s in-depth investigation had found that the former permanent secretary for Social Development and Human Security, Puttipat Lertchaowasit, and his former deputy Narong Kongkham, as well as the former inspector-general Theerapong Srisukhon were allegedly involved in corruption. Meanwhile, AMLO legal affairs director Witthaya Neetitham met yesterday with the Royal Thai Police’s Counter-Corruption Division (CCD) chief, Pol Maj-General Kamol Rienracha, to discuss filing complaints against 12 senior officials, including Narong, Theerapong, Puttipat and Puttipat’s female close aide who is also an ex-official.

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    Police hunting for a thief who stole money from a petrol dispenser

    Thalang Police are hunting for a thief who broke into an automatic gasoline dispenser and stole money in Thalang  early this morning (June 12).

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    French tourist reports sale of Nazi merchandise in Pattaya

    A French tourist has raised concerns about the sale of Nazi paraphernalia in Pattaya. PattayaOne.news reports that 34 year old Alexandre Jandaeng spoke of his shock at seeing the goods, which included pictures of Adolf Hitler, swastika emblazoned scarves and coins, on sale at a market in the popular resort town. Mr Jandaeng reported the sale of the goods to Pattaya Tourist Police, telling them that if such things were on sale in his native France, the person selling them could face up to 10 years in jail. A video posted by Manager showed Mr Jandaeng at the police station showing pictures of the goods to an officer. In the video, the Frenchman explained how he did not like to see such things and that Nazi related goods should not be allowed to be sold in Thailand or anywhere else.

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    Police hunting for thief who snatched a restaurant TV

    Thalang Police were notified of a thief who snatched a television from ‘Jae Jeab’ restaurant on Thepkrasattri Road, 300 metres from the Heroines Monument last night (June 5).

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    Two arrested over shots in the air – Wichit

    Wichit Police were notified of an incident yesterday afternoon (May 30) at Mummuang Market. Lt Col Anuwat Raksayot says, “We found a man (the first person)

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    ‘Drugged’ Thai student rescued from clutches of Poi Pet casino loan-sharks

    A 20 year old Thai student has been rescued from a group alleged to have lured her to gamble at a casino in the Cambodian border town of Poi Pet early this month before detaining her over a high-interest gambling debt.

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    Crackdown on illegal motorbike racing

    A team of officers from the 5th Infantry Division of the Royal Thai Army, the Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command and the Phuket City Police on Friday night (May 25) conducted a crackdown on illegal, noisy, disruptive and modified motorbikes at Saphan Hin, Phuket Town – a popular place for motorbike racers to gather. Officers arrested 70 motorbike drivers and 47 passengers

  • Trawler captains face fines after catching whale shark

    Trawler captains face fines after catching whale shark

    By Pratch Rudijanarom and Salinee Prab The captains of two trawlers accused of having fished an endangered pregnant whale shark off the coast of Phuket potentially face a heavy fine of up to 3 million baht and confiscation of their vessels, according to authorities. Fisheries Department and Marine and Coastal Resources Department yesterday promised to take swift action against the captains of Saeng Samut 2 and Saeng Samut 3 trawlers, for their alleged violation of the Fisheries Decree and Wild Animal Reservation and Protection Act by catching a whale shark. A tourist dive boat on Friday found the trawler Saeng Samut 3 carried on-board a whale shark, which later was found to be pregnant

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    CEO of Emerald Property Group back in jail

    The CEO of Emerald Development Group, Khun ‘Mai’ Sawit Ketroj, was in jail last night pending another bail hearing after ‘absconding from Court’ (not reporting to Court under the conditions of his previous bail). According to sources in Patong police, it’s believed he will be released from jail again this evening.