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Monday, July 16, 2018

Thailand’s Pledge to End Death Penalty in Doubt

BANGKOK — Uncertainty is looming over Thailand’s commitment to abolish the death penalty in light of massive public support for capital punishment.

Line Toddler Sex Group Audience Broke No Laws: Police

PHITSANULOK — The voyeurs of a Line group where a toddler was raped on live camera will not be prosecuted, but the admin is awaiting awaiting a court sentence for various charges including human trafficking.
Maj. Gen. Surachet ‘Big Joke’ Hakpan, standing in brown, addresses a group of foreign detainees outside the Montien Hotel in Bangkok’s Bang Rak district.

Germans, Russians Netted in This Week’s ‘X-Ray’ Foreigner Raids

BANGKOK — More than 100 foreigners were arrested Thursday night in yet another raid targeting schools, hotels and restaurants nationwide.
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Net Idol Jessie Vard Faces Jail Time For Promoting Gambling

BANGKOK — Net idol and model Jessie Vard faces up to a month in prison for allegedly encouraging World Cup gambling, police said Tuesday.
Photo: Immigration Bureau

Thousands of Foreigners Turned Away at Thai Airports

BANGKOK — More than 3,600 foreigners with criminal records have been arrested at or turned away from five major airports in the first six months of the year, immigration police said Sunday.

Hunter Confesses to Murdering Pregnant Goat-alope

PHETCHABUN — She was murdered and filetted. Her fetus taken. Hours later, one man had confessed to the grisly deed while another escaped into the forest.
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Wanted: 1,000 World Cup ‘Pretties’ Sought by Police

BANGKOK — Police said Tuesday they are looking for more than 1,000 women for illegally promoting online gambling for the upcoming World Cup.

Celebrity Forensic Investigator’s Home Burglarized

BANGKOK — Police on Tuesday morning were looking for a burglar who broke into the house of a preeminent forensic scientist and made off with jewelry and money worth hundreds of thousands of baht.
Armed soldiers stand guard at the scene of the Thursday shooting in Narathiwas province.

4 Villagers Shot Dead in Insurgency-Plagued South

NARATHIWAT — Four villagers were shot dead in Thailand's south in another case of violence in the insurgency-wracked region, police said.

Cops Bust Football Gambling Ring in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Police arrested eight men suspected of running football betting websites Sunday night in eastern Bangkok and were looking to summon almost 1,000 of their subscribers.

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