Artikel tagged “police”

  • Gunfire silences Phuket construction clamor, says Swede

    Gunfire silences Phuket construction clamor, says Swede

    PHUKET: A Phuket estate manager terrified a team of Thai workers when he fired warning shots over their heads in an effort to get them to stop making noise yesterday morning, says the construction teams foreman. Swede Mike Hjort and Songkhla native Waleeporn Chinpised, both 41, appeared at Phuket City Police Station to file a complaint against Seree Duangsuwan.

  • Phuket consuls let loose over German bashing

    Phuket consuls let loose over German bashing

    PHUKET: The quarterly meeting between Phukets honorary consuls and local officials held at Phuket Provincial Hall yesterday placed tuk-tuk drivers conduct squarely in the spotlight. The meeting became the forum for the strongest comments yet by the Phuket-based honorary consuls, who urged Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong to take action and bring to justice tuk-tuk and taxi drivers who assault foreign tourists. Days ago a German national [ …

  • Abandoned baby found in southern Phuket

    Abandoned baby found in southern Phuket

    PHUKET: Police have launched an investigation in Phuket to discover the parents of a baby boy found slightly bruised but otherwise healthy in the flat-bed of a pick-up truck this morning. Phuket City Police and members of the Ruamjai Rescue Foundation responded to a call at 8am from Wichit Moo 3 village headman Udom Nokseekaew reporting he had found a baby boy about 7 to 8 months old

  • German man still in ICU after dispute with Phuket tuk-tuk driver

    German man still in ICU after dispute with Phuket tuk-tuk driver

    PHUKET: A German man is in intensive care fighting for his life after he was beaten by a mob of Phuket tuk-tuk drivers for refusing to pay a fare of 100 baht (approx US$3.35).

  • Car plunges into Phuket canal, foreigner drowns

    Car plunges into Phuket canal, foreigner drowns

    PHUKET: A Nepalese tailor drowned when his car plunged into a canal in Phukets Thalang district last night. Thalang Police were notified of an accident near the TOT offices on the road to Ban Don at about 9:40pm.

  • Debt drives man to suicide in Phuket

    Debt drives man to suicide in Phuket

    PHUKET: A man in debt to loan sharks and unable to find work was found hanged in his rented room in Phukets Thalang district this morning. Friends believe he committed suicide.

  • One dead, two injured at Phuket’s ‘Pigpen Curve’

    One dead, two injured at Phuket’s ‘Pigpen Curve’

    PHUKET: One man died and his two passengers were injured when a pickup slammed into a tree at a notorious blackspot in Phukets Thalang district early this morning. Thalang Police identified the deceased as 35-year-old Prakit Ploonang

  • Phuket tourist dies after Kata Beach rescue

    Phuket tourist dies after Kata Beach rescue

    PHUKET: A Swiss man died after falling unconscious while swimming at Kata Beach yesterday. Kathu Police confirmed that a Swiss man was pronounced dead at around 5pm at Patong Hospital following an incident at Kata Beach. Witnesses reported to lifeguards at about 4:30pm that they saw the man swimming about 150 meters from shore, Uten Singsom, head of the Kata-Karon Lifeguard Club told the Phuket Gazette