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Acrylic paint used for ‘splashing’ during Songkran in Nai Yang

Kritsada Mueanhawong

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Acrylic paint used for ‘splashing’ during Songkran in Nai Yang | The Thaiger

Three car owners have reported to Saku Police that their cars were splashed by acrylic paint when they were driving past the Songkran zone at Nai Yang Beach on April 13, Songkran day.

A famous Thai Facebook page named ‘queentogetherisone’ posted one of the cases in Phuket showing the pictures of thick globs of paint on the cars with an explanation, ‘We just polishing the cars and on April 13 we drove to join Songkran Festival at Nai Yang Beach and there were some people throwing colour to our car. When I tried to wipe it out with hand, it stuck tightly.

“I managed to find a car care product that removes this acrylic colour from the cars duco without destroying the car paint finish and I would like to share this to show that someone over exaggerated the fun without thinking about the consequences.”

Saku Police Superintendent, Pol Col Kittipong Klaikaewsaid, says that there were three cases reported over similar incidents at the same spot.

The first case is 40 year old Thanachot Iewsiri, who reported to the police in the morning of April 15 that his bronze Toyota Altis taxi picked up passengers from Phuket bus terminal and passed Nai Yang Beach heading to a hotel in the area. He was splashed by some paint colour and tried to remove it from the windshield with the wipers but it couldn’t be removed. It was Acrylic paint that dried very quickly in the hot sun.

The second case was 35 year old Sarayut Naweewong, who reported the case to the police in the same morning saying that his white Toyota Yaris was splashed with colour around a hotel on the beach road of Nai Yang.

The third case is 33 year old Montri Junpisit, on the following day, who reported to the police that he was joining the Songkran Festival in Nai Yang by driving from Nai Yang Temple and when he arrived near Nai Yang Market, there was a group of men throwing colour on his gold-bronze Toyota as well as other cars passing by as well. He said that it was also acrylic paint and couldn’t be washed away.

Pol Col Kittipong said that Saku Investigative Team is in the area to check all CCTV cameras at the time mentioned in all cases and will arrest whoever threw colour on people’s cars.

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Motorcyclist crushed by truck in Thalang

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Motorcyclist crushed by truck in Thalang | The Thaiger

A motorbike passenger has died following an incident with a truck in Thalang this morning.

Thalang Police were notified of the accident on Thepkasattri Road southbound in Mueang Mai, Thalang.

Police and rescue workers arrived to find the body of a woman, identified by police as Boonnam Thepnui from Pattalung.  Her body was taken to the Thalang Hospital.

A motorbike on the road and a truck waiting were found at the scene.

Thalang Police report that the truck, whose driver was Nikorn Pakpoe from Surat Thani, was heading from Thalang towards Phuket Town. The motorbike, whose driver was Kamron Tampueak from Krabi with Ms Boonnam, were heading from the same way. Kamron sustained only minor injuries in the incident.

The truck slightly tapped the motorbike and the motorbike fell down on the road. Ms Boonnam was crushed under the truck and died at the scene.

Police are further investigating the incident.

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If your motorbike is stolen, just wait a few days

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Not only did he get his motorbike back, but he should go out and buy a lottery ticket. What are the chances…?

The owner of a stolen motorcycle got his transport back three days later after a man ran out of petrol just in front of him in Songkhla’s Muang district on Tuesday.

The owner of the motorcycle, identified only as Ken, and his friends briefly assaulted and captured the motorcyclist, identified only as 35 year old Piak, before handing over him to police.

But Piak was later released without charges after he claimed that he had borrowed the motorcycle from a friend. Police said they would later summon Piak’s friend for questioning.

Ken said his motorcycle was stolen from in front of his house in Songkhla’s Singha Nakhon district. He said he has been searching for it without success.

But he went to visit a friend in tambon Pawong in Songkhla’s Muang district and while he and several friends were eating there, Piak stopped in front of the house as the petrol ran out.

When Ken and friends came out to check whether Piak needed any help, Ken recognised his bike and captured the man.

SOURCE: The Nation

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Phuket beach back to normal after oil-spill clean-up

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Phuket beach back to normal after oil-spill clean-up | The Thaiger

PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office

A beach in Ao Makham is almost back to normal following a big cleanup was launched to clear a black oil spill that had polluted 300 metres of shoreline yesterday.

The oil spill was located along a beach at Ao Makham in Wichit over the weekend. It is believed to be from a big ship.

Read more about the discovery and clean-up HERE.

Navy officers along with hotel staff in the area were helping to clean the beach and remove oil-stained sand.  Beachgoers and tourists were still enjoying the beach during the clean-up operations, despite a strong smell coming from the oil.

The Phuket PR Office is reporting that the Phuket Marine Office has already filed a report to police in order to identify suspects who may have released the oil. They say they will face full legal action when identified as this oil affects the marine environment and tourism.

More efforts on fishing and tour boats management are also being considered in order to prevent any waste or oil releasing into the sea.

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