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Thai police to verify “Boss” whereabouts with UAE embassy




Following recent reports that the elusive Red Bull heir, Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, is living in Dubai, Thai police say they’re writing to the UAE embassy to verify the claims (the embassy is in Witthayu road… we can send you the address if you need so you can ‘drop in’ and have a chat).

Boss is wanted in relation to a 2012 hit-and-run incident that claimed the life of Wichian Klanprasert, a 47 year old Bangkok policeman. Wichian died after his bike was dragged 100 metres by a Ferrari which then fled the scene. The vehicle was allegedly being driven by Boss.

Incredibly, Boss managed to flee Thailand in 2017. Charges that were initially dropped against him in July this year have recently been re-instated following an independent inquiry. Recently, rumours began circulating that due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, the wanted Red Bull heir is currently living in Dubai. Assistant National Police Chief Jaruwat Waisaya says Thai police are submitting a letter to the embassy of the United Arab Emirates to enquire as to his whereabouts.

“We want to confirm with the local authorities whether he is in the UAE or not. If he is, we will coordinate with them to extradite him to Thailand so he can face trial.”

A red Interpol notice has been issued for Boss, meaning if he enters a country that is a member of Interpol, officials should inform the Royal Thai Police. However, enforcement of the notice is at the discretion of individual countries. The United Arab Emirates is an Interpol member country.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand


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  1. Kisaket

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:39 am

    Yoovidhya family are shameful people without honor. Their souls will burn.

  2. The truth

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 3:10 pm

    Jail is for poor people.. however the intenret will bring him to justice and finally put him in jail or forfeit his company

  3. RA

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    Assisting or harboring a fugitive should be a crime.

  4. Toby Andrews

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    what is wrong with the United Arab Emirates?
    They hosted the 2018 Interpol assembly there, why did they not notify The Thai police that Yoohidhya had arrived there?
    Is it because he is part of a rich family?

  5. David

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 1:47 am

    The rich soy boy gets away with what he gets away with because his family doesn’t cut him off at the knees. They “enable” him. He’s merely the visible proof of a greater familial corruption. Had they paid the widow a sizeable sum and made all the necessary “merit” making signs of begging forgiveness, and not run away like the coward he is, then it would have been better. No.. it wouldn’t have brought the officer back from the dead but the PR would have been valuable.

  6. rucker4012

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:08 am

    Letter? Why not pick up phone and give them a ring? Better yet, an e-mail. Letters take forever, often get delivered to wrong person. But I guess boys in blue know all that.

  7. bangkok bertie

    Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    this asshole needs to be brought to justice the whole world is watching, but will he or will he laugh in the faces of honest thais

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