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Thursday, October 5, 2023

Police Dubious About Man’s ATM Abduction-by-Cop Story

BANGKOK — A man alleges he was abducted, assaulted and robbed of 80,000 baht by men wearing police vests early Tuesday morning northern Bangkok, a story that police are not fully buying.

Thai Official Who Stole Hotel Paintings Freed by Japanese

BANGKOK — Japanese authorities on Friday freed a Thai bureaucrat who was arrested for stealing three paintings from a hotel he was staying in Kyoto, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Krabi Teacher Turns Out to be American Drug Trafficking Suspect

KRABI — An man wanted in the United States on drug trafficking charges was arrested Wednesday morning from the school where he was employed as a teacher in the south.

Thai Teacher’s Tale of Injustice Ignites Public Sympathies

BANGKOK — A teacher imprisoned for a year and a half for killing a motorcyclist on the road has gone public with a story of injustice and police incompetence that a court will soon hear.

Chonburi Wreck: Van Driver Was Sober but Sleepy

CHONBURI — High speed and fatigue were blamed Wednesday for the fatal crash in Chonburi which killed 25 people.

1 Arrested in New Year’s Morning Pub Slaying

BANGKOK— Police on Monday arrested one of two suspects wanted in connection with a Bangkok pub shooting that left one dead and six injured in the first hours of the year.

Courageous Cop Trades Uniform for Dress to Bust Muggers

NONTHABURI — Police in northern metro Bangkok had a problem. A gang was mugging women in the area, and they just couldn’t catch them.

Police Weigh Australian Tourist’s Tuk-Tuk Rape Allegation

BANGKOK — Police had yet to rule Monday whether a 23-year-old Australian tourist was sexually assaulted by a tuk-tuk driver as she alleged earlier this month.

Pickpocket Gang Targeting Foreigners Busted

Three suspected members of a pickpocket gang which targeted foreigners were arrested Thursday night in the Lat Phrao district.

Passenger Beats Guard Senseless at Tollbooth

A tollway guard was beaten unconscious after getting into an argument with a group trying to go through without an Easy Pass.


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