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Guard held for murder of 4-year-old girl in Thon Buri

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Guard held for murder of 4-year-old girl in Thon Buri
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PHUKET: Police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting and killing a four-year-old girl in Thon Buri in Bangkok.

The girl went missing in her neighbourhood on Wednesday and was found dead on Saturday afternoon.

The 27-year-old suspect had used a false name to secure a job at a neighbouring condominium project. In his application, he was identified as Chatree Seedee.

The man told police that he was drinking alcohol and got a sexual urge when he spotted the girl running around alone.

“We have checked recordings from security cameras in target areas since we received reports of the girl going missing,” deputy Metropolitan Police Commissioner Maj-General Thitiraj Nongharnpitak said yesterday. “From these recordings, we found a man leading a girl towards an apartment block.”

Police scoured the area until they smelled a foul odour coming from a sewerage pipe. When they opened its lid, they found the girl’s body in a garbage bag. Her father cried when he saw the body.

The father said she went missing between 6pm and 8pm on Wednesday. His family initially believed she went to a market with her grandfather. But when the grandfather returned home alone, they realised she was missing.

Chatree told police that the girl was familiar with him, but she resisted his attempt to rape her and when she cried out for help, he strangled her.

— Phuket Gazette Editors

 

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20 people arrested at Pattaya restaurant for allegedly violating alcohol ban

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Police in Pattaya arrested 20 people last night at a local restaurant where alcohol was reportedly being sold. While Chon Buri recently eased disease control restrictions, now allowing restaurants in the province to offer dine-in services again, alcohol sales and consumption at restaurants are still prohibited.

Saewana restaurant was raided at around 11pm last night by officers from Pattaya and the Banglamung district station. Alcohol was served in glasses and the bottles were hidden, police say.

Pattaya News says all 20 people at the restaurant were arrested, including the owner. They face charges for allegedly violating the provincial disease control order. Those who violate the Emergency Decree could face a hefty fine or even imprisonment.

A police officer who spoke to a Pattaya News reporter said that there is a zero-tolerance policy for alcohol consumption at restaurants as the policy has been made clear to the public.

SOURCE: Pattaya News

 

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Thailand News Today | Releasing 50,000 prisoners, Covid sniffer dogs, bungled kidnap | May 18

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Following an abortive attempt at a kidnap for ransom at the end of March, 3 people are currently under arrest, National vaccine rollout could finally get underway next week, pecially trained sniffer dogs will soon be deployed on the streets of Bangkok to sniff out cases of Covid-19 infection, Koh Samet reopening to visitors after being closed for 3 weeks and Local fishermen have found space debris, possibly from a satellite or parts of a used launch rocket.

 

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Active Covid-19 clusters reported in 16 Bangkok districts

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Bangkok residents living in any of the 16 districts in the capital with active Covid-19 clusters are being advised to strictly follow disease control measures. Spokesperson Taweesilp Visanuyothin made the warning during today’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration briefing.

In the latest wave of Covid-19 infections, more than 28,000 cases have been reported in Bangkok. Taweeslip says there have been 29 clusters. 8 of those outbreaks have been controlled while the other 21 clusters are still active.

Some of the clusters include…

  • Construction workers’ camps in Khlong Toey, Laksi and Watthana
  • Khlong Toey slum communities
  • Huai Khwang market
  • Prisons in the Chatuchak district

The outbreak at a construction site in Laksi is one of the largest clusters with 885 cases reported yesterday and another 1,107 cases were confirmed today.

Active Covid-19 clusters reported in 16 Bangkok districts | News by Thaiger

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

 

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