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  • Man kills wife in drunken rage after finding out she hadn’t bathed

    A man in a drunken rage killed his wife with a wooden stick in Roi Et, after becoming angry that she hadn’t taken a bath. He then moved her body to a chair, claiming he didn’t realise she was dead. Police have detained him. Police Lieutenant Phayung Kulkhamsaeng, an investigator from Mueang Roi Et Police Station, yesterday, July 14, reported…

  • Thai-German man jailed 25 years for abusing daughter, sharing child porn

    The Criminal Court of Thailand sentenced a half-Thai half-German man to 51 years in prison for sexually abusing his daughter and distributing child porn on a dark website based in Germany. His confession led to the sentence being reduced from 51 years to 25 years and six months. Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office sought help from Thai authorities to arrest…

  • Party pooper: Drunk Thai man poops pants as cops make arrest

    A drunk Thai man poops pants during an arrest after he sneaked into the home of a Thai woman in the Isaan province of Udon Thani and stripped naked. Police officer’s hands were reportedly soiled with the suspect’s poop. Officers from the Nonghan Police Station rushed to the incident scene, a house in the Nonghan district, after receiving a trespassing…

  • Pattaya police urged to take action on Kuwaiti street racers (video)

    Residents in Soi Yen Sabai, Pattaya, urged police officers to take action against Kuwaiti motorcycle racers following a noise pollution disturbance and a recent physical altercation on Saturday, July 13. A video of the altercation between two groups of Kuwaiti nationals was shared on Thai social media yesterday, July 14, but the incident reportedly took place on Soi Yen Sabai…

  • Mooo-ving violation: RTA stops cattle smugglers’ herd scheme

    The Royal Thai Army (RTA) intercepted five individuals attempting to smuggle 20 cattle into the country. The suspects, all Myanmar nationals, were caught receiving 250 baht per cow for their efforts from an unnamed middleman. The 35th Ranger Forces Regiment, today, July 15, conducted a patrol in Ban Mae Salid Luang, Mae Song subdistrict, Tha Song Yang district, Tak province.…

  • Thai woman seeks justice over hermit’s naked massage cancer cure claim

    A Thai woman is seeking help after a hermit in the southern province of Surat Thani sexually assaulted her by tricking her parents into taking her to his compound for a naked massage, claiming she had breast and cervical cancer. The 20 year old victim, identified only as Or, told a Thai news agency yesterday, July 14, that she had…

  • Tourist brutally attacked by taxi drivers in Phuket (video)

    Motorbike taxi drivers brutally assaulted a tourist, rendering him unconscious outside a prominent shopping mall in Patong Beach. A video clip shared on Facebook by Phuket Info Centre revealed the attack, sparking outrage and criticism from netizens. The incident took place today, July 15, at approximately 3am, when a group of motorbike taxi drivers attacked a tourist outside the Central…

  • Thailand travel woes: Cops’ highway robbery sparks outcry

    A Thai travel agency took to social media to seek justice after a group of alleged police officers extorted 700,000 baht from Chinese tourists on a motorway heading to Pattaya. The Thai woman, who claimed to be a representative of a travel agency, shared a dashcam video in which a group of men, claiming to be police officers, asked the…

  • Thai man arrested for raping Ukrainian woman in Koh Samui

    A Thai man denied raping a Ukrainian woman at Thongson Beach on Koh Samui, an island in the southern province of Surat Thani, claiming that the victim consented. The 32 year old Ukrainian victim filed a rape complaint at Bor Phud Police Station on July 13 after the incident took place on Thongson Beach in the Bor Phud sub-district at…

  • 2 men & 1 women wanted by cops for sex on Patong beach (video)

    Police are searching for two men and a woman, whose nationalities remain undisclosed, after they engaged in sexual activities on Patong Beach in Phuket yesterday, July 14. The Facebook news page, โหดจัง จังหวัดภูเก็ต (meaning Phuket is so brutal), shared a picture of three people having sex on the beach yesterday. The picture was reported to be a screenshot from two…

  • British cryptocurrency trader assaulted and robbed in Bangkok

    Five foreign nationals have been arrested for allegedly robbing and assaulting a British cryptocurrency trader in Bangkok, tying him up and inflicting serious injuries. The suspects deny the charges and have requested to give their testimony in court. Police Colonel Wachirakorn Wongboon from Khlong Tan Police Station yesterday, July 14, led a team to apprehend five suspects involved in the…

  • Tourists warned of dietary supplement scam ring in Pattaya

    A group of foreign nationals has come under scrutiny in Pattaya, accused by locals of running a scam ring targeting tourists. Operating mainly at the Made in Thailand Night Plaza on Pattaya’s Second Road, the gang is also seen near the Avenue Shopping Mall and on Beach Road, according to local reports. These men, described as possibly Pakistani or Middle…

  • PM Srettha wishes Trump speedy recovery amid assassination attempt

    Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin addressed the shocking incident involving former United States President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who was shot in his right ear in an assassination attempt during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania yesterday, July 14. The FBI has now labelled the event an assassination attempt. Reports from the US indicate that the Secret Service responded…

  • Thai police find body in 5 million baht ransom case of TikTok star

    The Royal Thai Police (RTP) provided an update on the case of a Chinese student and TikTok star who went missing after a ransom demand of 1 million yuan (approximately 5 million baht). Yesterday, July 14, at 10.30am, investigators discovered a body believed to be Yan’s in a grassy area in Chachoengsao province. Police and relevant agencies tracked the 38…

  • Woman attacks husband’s mistress in Phatthalung after affair revealed

    A woman, driven by rage and betrayal, attacked her husband’s mistress with a knife and fired a gun in a fit of anger after discovering the affair through surveillance footage. The incident occurred yesterday in Phatthalung province. Emergency responders rushed to transport a 52 year old woman to the hospital after a good Samaritan reported her injuries from a knife…

  • NZ brothers return home after 4 months in Thai custody for assault

    Two New Zealand brothers, who were detained in Thailand for nearly four months following an assault on a police officer in Phuket, have returned home. Hamish and Mattson Day had faced multiple charges after a disagreement over a speeding violation on March 16 escalated into violence. A passerby captured footage of the incident, showing 38 year old Mattson Day attacking…

  • Police shut down 224 Euro 2024 gambling sites with 2.4 billion baht

    Police have shut down over 200 websites involved in Euro 2024 football-related gambling, with 2.4 billion baht in circulation, according to the police. Police released the information following a crackdown on both online and offline gambling activities as the Euro 2024 football matches concluded yesterday. The operation, which began on June 14—the same day the Euro 2024 finals commenced—ended on…

  • Buriram man killed by friend in liquor dispute, community in shock

    A man was fatally assaulted by his friend after an argument over buying liquor in Buriram Province, leaving the community in shock. The incident occurred yesterday in the village of Kradon, Huai Rat District. Police Lieutenant Ongart Manobal, Deputy Inspector of Huai Rat Police Station, received a report about a fatal assault. Upon arriving at the scene with a rescue…

  • Man fatally stabbed in Pathum Thani by hallucinating attacker

    A rider, suffering from severe hallucinations, stabbed a young man in the eye and fatally wounded his brother, who came to help. The incident occurred yesterday at 5pm in Pathum Thani, prompting immediate police and emergency response. Investigating officers, including Wut Pradetchwong from the Pak Khlong Rangsit Police Station, arrived at the scene in Moo 6, Udom Chok Alley, Bang…

  • Thai police bust major illegal alcohol and cigarette ring in Hat Yai

    Police in Songkhla have successfully dismantled a major illegal alcohol and cigarette operation in Hat Yai, following complaints from local businesses about unfair competition. Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Anutin Charnvirakul confirmed the operation’s success, which took place yesterday at 2pm. The crackdown came after legal businesses reported significant losses due to vendors selling illicit products at lower…

  • Motorbike taxi speeds along Patong Beach, alarming tourists (video)

    A motorbike taxi was seen speeding along Patong Beach in Phuket, causing confusion among the many tourists relaxing on the shore. Lifeguards attempted to intervene but were unable to catch the rider. A video showing a motorbike taxi riding on Patong Beach in Kathu district, Phuket, was shared by Monsoongarbage Thailand and Newshawk Phuket, causing a stir on social media.…

  • North Thailand: Police seize 66,000 smuggled e-cigarettes

    Police seized 66,000 smuggled e-cigarettes valued at over 15 million baht from a warehouse in Mueang, Uttaradit, northern Thailand. The Thai Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) and other relevant agencies announced the successful operation during a press conference yesterday. CPPD officers had been investigating illegal online e-cigarette sellers who targeted juveniles by disguising the products as cartoon characters. These toy-like…

  • Songkhla police seize over 30 million baht in meth and ice

    Police in Songkhla seized more than 1 million methamphetamine (meth) pills and 400 grammes of crystal meth (Ice), valued at over 30 million baht. The suspects, previously involved in multiple serious crimes, are linked to a significant drug distribution network. Police in Songkhla province announced the major drug bust, which took place at the provincial police headquarters yesterday. The press…

  • Thai teenage boy fatally electrocuted at Chai Nat boat race

    A teenage boy was electrocuted and fell, hitting his head near the stage at a local annual boat race in Chai Nat province. Despite efforts to save him, the boy succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Police from Mueang Chai Nat Station received a report at 8pm yesterday about a boy who had been electrocuted and suffered severe head…

  • Thai police intercept 90 tonnes of toluene destined for Myanmar

    An enormous shipment of toluene, a solvent that can also serve as a precursor for narcotic drugs, was intercepted at Laem Chabang Port in Si Racha district, preventing its export to Myanmar. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin led a press conference at the port yesterday to provide an update on the drug suppression operation. Key officials in attendance included Assistant National…

  • Cypriot man arrested for stalking and burglary in Nakhon Pathom

    Immigration officers from the Immigration Bureau 1 apprehended a 36 year old Cypriot man for allegedly stalking and breaking into his ex-girlfriend‘s condominium in Nakhon Pathom province. The suspect, identified as Nicholas, was detained at a hotel in the Rachathewi district in Bangkok yesterday. An arrest warrant for Nicholas had been issued by the Nakhon Pathom Provincial Court for burglary…

  • British tourist crashes into Iranian motorcyclist in Pattaya

    A British tourist reportedly cut off an Iranian motorcyclist on a Pattaya road, leading to minor injuries for the latter. The accident occurred on Thapphraya Road, opposite Rita Resort Residence yesterday. The collision involved a Honda Click125 motorcycle and a red Toyota Yaris sedan. Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan rescuers arrived promptly to find an Iranian man, whose name was withheld, in…

  • Senior judge accused of molestation on sleeper train to Chiang Mai

    A female court stenographer has lodged a complaint with the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), alleging that a senior judge molested her while they were travelling on a sleeper train to Chiang Mai for a personnel development activity. Investigators, led by Police Colonel Ekkasit Panseetha, began their inquiry into the case on Wednesday, July 10, after the stenographer filed her lawsuit.…

  • Father arrested for sexually abusing daughter in Chachoengsao

    Police arrested a 33 year old Thai father for sexually abusing his 11 year old daughter for over a year. The mother, initially in disbelief, broke down after hearing the truth from the child, who had confided in a neighbour. The suspect claimed he was drunk and unable to control himself. At 8pm yesterday, Sumit Phromtong, the superintendent of Bang…

  • News outlet responds to fake journalist causing chaos at hospital

    A widely followed Facebook page, AggressiveDoctor, recently exposed an individual pretending to be a journalist from a reputable news outlet, causing a disturbance at a hospital while emergency personnel were aiding an accident victim. This incident has prompted an official response from the news outlet itself. A Facebook user named Frong Khao Sod Nakhon Phanom reportedly clashed with hospital emergency…