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  • Thai teacher arrested after blackmailing student with her explicit videos

    Thai teacher arrested after blackmailing student with her explicit videos

    A Thai mother sought help from the Investigation Division of the Metropolitan Police Bureau (IDMB) after her 18 year old daughter attempted to commit suicide, saying her teacher was blackmailing her by posting her explicit videos on several online platforms. The mother told the IDMB that her 18 year old daughter had undergone a change. She appeared distressed and expressed…

  • Nanny-napped: Israeli woman detained in Thailand for unauthorised nursery

    Nanny-napped: Israeli woman detained in Thailand for unauthorised nursery

    An Israeli woman was detained in Surat Thani on accusations of running an unauthorised nursery facility for foreign children on Koh Pha Ngan. Four other international individuals were also apprehended for unlawful employment and associated transgressions. Noppadol Khaomali, the Koh Pha Ngan district leader, guided local authorities, police, immigration officials, and representatives from pertinent agencies to a house inspection in the…

  • Man physically assaulted by teens after Korat festival

    Man physically assaulted by teens after Korat festival

    A 55 year old man was physically assaulted by a group of teenagers in Nakhon Ratchasima, sparking outrage from his daughter who demanded justice and called for witnesses. The incident occurred on Wednesday, March 13 at approximately 3.30am, during the final night of the Thao Suranari victory celebration in the Korat region. The man fell victim to a brutal attack…

  • Third Russian woman nabbed in Patong for illegal sex services

    Third Russian woman nabbed in Patong for illegal sex services

    Phuket Immigration arrested a third Russian woman at a Patong hotel for providing sex services illegally. The operation unfolded following a tip-off about illegal activities involving Russian prostitutes in the area. The undercover sting operation orchestrated by the police targeted the woman, who had been discreetly advertised on an undisclosed website. Going by the moniker Linda Agency on WhatsApp, the Russian…

  • Neighbour’s pit bull goes on rampage, seriously injures woman

    Neighbour’s pit bull goes on rampage, seriously injures woman

    In a chilling incident captured on CCTV in Chiang Mai’s Sansai district, a ferocious male pit bull, approximately 10 years old, launched a horrifying assault on a 30 year old woman, leaving her arm perilously close to being severed. The footage reveals the pit bull viciously attacking the woman, only halted by the intervention of her boyfriend and the dog’s…

  • Sole searching: Thai man hits Buddha with flipflop after ex-wife return wish fails

    Sole searching: Thai man hits Buddha with flipflop after ex-wife return wish fails

    CCTV footage at a temple in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat showed a Thai man hitting a Buddha statue with a flipflop after a wish for the return of his ex-wife was unfulfilled. A local in the Ron Phibun district of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Piyapong Sutthiphakdee, took to social media to condemn the Thai man for his disrespectful…

  • Update: Female police corporal gets 13-year sentence for torture

    Update: Female police corporal gets 13-year sentence for torture

    After a harrowing ordeal that lasted over two years, the court has sentenced a female police corporal to 13 years and five months imprisonment for the brutal treatment of a former female soldier who served under her. The close male friend of the corporal was also convicted, receiving a four-year and one-month jail term. The case came to light when…

  • Thai woman defends husband for shooting her with harpoon

    Thai woman defends husband for shooting her with harpoon

    A Thai woman in the Isaan province of Buriram defended her husband, who shot her with a harpoon, to prevent him from being arrested, saying the shooting was an accident. Her husband said otherwise. Rescuers from the Siam Ruamjai Pu-in Foundation in the Nang Rong district of Buriram province hurried to assist a 46 year old woman named Phan who…

  • Pattaya mayor takes personal action against increasing graffiti vandalism

    Pattaya mayor takes personal action against increasing graffiti vandalism

    The issue of graffiti vandalism in Pattaya has escalated to the point where the city’s mayor felt compelled to personally lodge a report with the local authorities. The culprits were two teenagers whose reckless actions were captured on CCTV at the Bali Hai Pier. The act of defacing public property took place on the night of March 12 at 9pm.…

  • Illegal immigration spikes in Thong Pha Phum as Myanmar nationals seek refuge

    Illegal immigration spikes in Thong Pha Phum as Myanmar nationals seek refuge

    A recent surge in illegal immigration was witnessed in Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi, as 22 Myanmar nationals attempted to cross the border into Thailand on March 13. The Thong Pha Phum police, along with other authorities, responded swiftly to a tip-off about the unlawful activity. Upon reaching the specified location, the officers discovered a vacant pickup truck parked close to…

  • Horrific murder at Lampao Dam: Husband arrested for killing wife

    Horrific murder at Lampao Dam: Husband arrested for killing wife

    The tranquillity of Lampao Dam in Kalasin was shattered on March 13, when at 11am, a horrific discovery was made. A female body was found, cruelly tied around the neck to a tree. The local police and emergency services were promptly notified and rushed to the scene. The body was quickly identified as that of Somphit Senakit, a 53 year…

  • Pattani police thwart potential Ramadan terrorist attack

    Pattani police thwart potential Ramadan terrorist attack

    On a typical early morning, in Sai Buri, Pattani, over 50 members of the Southern Border Provinces Rangers encircled a rented property, following a tip-off about the presence of wanted criminals. The operation kicked off yesterday, March 14 at 5am, with officers taking position around the dwelling and cordoning off the Pattani-Narathiwat Road, to safeguard locals from potential harm during…

  • 73 year old Thai man swindles friends to pay party entertainers

    73 year old Thai man swindles friends to pay party entertainers

    Police arrested a 73 year old Thai man at his house in the Huay Kwang district of Bangkok after he swindled millions of baht from his friends to pay for two female party entertainers. A Thai man filed a complaint against his 73 year old friend, Charnyut Saelok, accusing him of swindling about 300,000 baht. The victim explained that Charnyut…

  • Senior citizens allege scam by sales company promising car prize

    Senior citizens allege scam by sales company promising car prize

    A group of senior citizens filed a complaint with the Economic Crime Suppression Division, alleging deceptive practices by a direct sales company that offered party tickets with a chance to win a luxury car as a prize. The event, which took place at 10am today, March 14, is now under investigation after claims surfaced that the company lured older adults…

  • Thai cops probe groping incident by foreign men in Bangkok

    Thai cops probe groping incident by foreign men in Bangkok

    Thai police are investigating two foreign men who allegedly sexually assaulted some Thai women by groping their bottoms while the women were working on Khao San Road in Bangkok on Monday. A Thai woman shared pictures and videos of the two foreign men on her Twitter account on Monday, March 11 after the assaults. She urged netizens to help her…

  • Notorious Bangkok fugitive Tum Pakdaeng nabbed in Rayong raid

    Notorious Bangkok fugitive Tum Pakdaeng nabbed in Rayong raid

    An elusive drug dealer, who has a history of incarceration and expertise in evading capture, was arrested in the early hours of today, March 14, after a tip-off from an associate led police to his hideout. The arrest of Tum Pakdaeng was the culmination of an intensive investigation led by Police Colonel Monchai Arunsongsaengdee, the Chief of Taling Chan Police…

  • Two suspects killed in Pattani dawn shootout with Thai forces

    Two suspects killed in Pattani dawn shootout with Thai forces

    A dawn raid in the Saiburi district of Pattani Province turned into an intense shootout yesterday, resulting in the deaths of two suspects following a security operation by the Thai military and police forces. The incident began at 5am today, March 14, when more than 50 officers surrounded a rented home believed to be harbouring individuals wanted for national security…

  • Mother seeks justice for son’s death in hit-and-run in West Thailand

    Mother seeks justice for son’s death in hit-and-run in West Thailand

    In an appeal for accountability, a 42 year old mother from Ban Krut in Prachuap Khiri Khan sparked an outcry over the death of her 25 year old son in a hit-and-run incident on March 8. Aomruthai Krajanswang, gripped by grief, seeks justice against the alleged perpetrator, believed to be a German national, who allegedly has shown no signs of…

  • Singaporean motorist lashes out at Thai police officer over fine

    Singaporean motorist lashes out at Thai police officer over fine

    A Singaporean man attacked a Thai police officer after he was fined for riding a motorcycle without a license and a helmet in Phuket. The incident occurred when traffic officers from the Cherng Talay Police Station stopped the Singaporean man, 37 year old Lim Jia Jie, at the Cherng Talay Intersection checkpoint on March 13. Lim was riding a motorcycle…

  • Update: Sa Kaeo teen murderers’ parents fined for deadly deed

    Update: Sa Kaeo teen murderers’ parents fined for deadly deed

    In a landmark ruling, the parents of five teenagers responsible for the death of a 47 year old woman in Sa Kaeo province have been fined 10,000 baht each by the provincial juvenile and family court. The lifeless body of Buaphan Pansu was discovered on January 12 in a pond near a school in Aranyaprathet district, Sa Kaeo province, bearing…

  • Thai police hunt Tajik suspect in Russian man’s murder in Phuket

    Thai police hunt Tajik suspect in Russian man’s murder in Phuket

    Thai police identified a Tajik man as a suspect in the murder of a Russian man at a cannabis farm in Phuket. The accused foreigner already left Thailand on March 12. A 34 year old Thai man, Burin, filed a report on the missing Russian man, 42 year old Artur Mkhitarian, at Chalong Police Station yesterday, March 13. Burin explained…

  • Flame game foiled: Chiang Mai crackdown scorches forest arsonist

    Flame game foiled: Chiang Mai crackdown scorches forest arsonist

    Chiang Mai authorities have taken swift action against forest arson, resulting in the arrest and fining of a perpetrator following a tip-off from a vigilant citizen. Yesterday, March 13, a man was spotted igniting a fire within the protected forest area of Ban Pang Keut, Mae Taeng district in Chiang Mai. The deputy governor personally delivered a cash reward to…

  • Missing Thai woman reportedly arrested in Malaysia

    Missing Thai woman reportedly arrested in Malaysia

    A Thai restaurant owner in Malaysia revealed that a Thai woman, who disappeared on March 8, has been arrested by Malaysian police. She is reportedly safe but will be unable to contact her family until her interrogation is complete. The missing Thai woman, 26 year old Chutimon “Care” Jantawisai, travelled from her home province, Loei, in Isaan to work at…

  • Teenager high on marijuana causes motorbike crash in Nan

    Teenager high on marijuana causes motorbike crash in Nan

    In the municipality of Nan, a collision between two motorbikes yesterday resulted in a chaotic scene involving a teenager high on marijuana. An intoxicated 17 year old male, under the influence of marijuana, crashed into a 15 year old girl at the Fa Mai intersection in Mueang Nan, Nan Province. Upon receiving the distress call, emergency services from Nan promptly…

  • Cloudy with a chance of cuffs: Teen nabbed for smuggling e-cigarettes

    Cloudy with a chance of cuffs: Teen nabbed for smuggling e-cigarettes

    Police in Nong Khai arrested an 18 year old for illegally selling imported e-cigarettes, seizing 30 boxes hidden in a shoulder bag, ready for distribution. In a significant crackdown on the illegal e-cigarette trade, police in Nong Khai detained a young individual for operating an illicit business out of a local resort room. The arrest took place yesterday when the…

  • Three million meth pills found in cow pat in Songkhla

    Three million meth pills found in cow pat in Songkhla

    Local authorities were left stunned when they stumbled upon a haul of 2.93 million meth pills worth 58 million baht in some cow pat nestled amidst the forsaken grounds of the derelict station in Songkhla. The discovery marks a significant breakthrough in the relentless battle against narcotics in the southern border province. Prompted by suspicions, vigilant officials and police undertook a…

  • Taxi turmoil: Motorbike mayhem as riders brawl with cabbie in Pattaya

    Taxi turmoil: Motorbike mayhem as riders brawl with cabbie in Pattaya

    A violent clash between motorbike taxi riders and a taxi driver near North Pattaya’s bus station was caught on camera last Sunday, March 10. In a dramatic video obtained by reporters yesterday, the chaos unfolds as motorbike taxi riders, donning their signature orange vests, unleash a barrage of blows on the hapless taxi driver, with his terrified passengers looking on.…

  • Frenchman’s trial unveils multi-million euro Rolex replica ring

    Frenchman’s trial unveils multi-million euro Rolex replica ring

    A Frenchman dubbed “the prince of fake” stands accused of orchestrating a sprawling network that flooded France with counterfeit watches. Admitting to masterminding the operation from Thailand, Julien V confessed to overseeing the production of up to 10 counterfeit watches daily, predominantly knock-offs of the prestigious Swiss brand Rolex, culminating in a staggering turnover of 3 million euros (117 million…

  • Koh Samui police shut down illegal beauty clinic run by foreigners

    Koh Samui police shut down illegal beauty clinic run by foreigners

    Police recently apprehended a female doctor operating an illicit beauty clinic in Koh Samui, offering dangerous treatments including blood platelet injections. The raid, conducted at 10am today, March 13, found unregistered medications and controlled substances on the premises while services were being rendered. The Immigration Bureau, along with police forces, revealed that the clandestine beauty clinic, offering various unauthorised medical…

  • Loan shark in Hat Yai nabbed for imposing 120% interest rates

    Loan shark in Hat Yai nabbed for imposing 120% interest rates

    Police in Hat Yai arrested a 62-year-old loan shark for allegedly offering covert loans with exorbitant interest rates of 120% per year, using land title deeds as collateral, and threatening borrowers. The operation was conducted on March 7 under the direction of Major General Warawut Watnakornbancha, Chief of the Special Branch Office 5, along with Lieutenant Colonel Phumiphat Phatarasriwongchai, Chief of…