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CHIANG MAI: Preecha Chintakessakarn, 19, was finding it tough making ends meet. His family was poor, his wife was unemployed and he couldn’t even afford milk for his two-month-old baby. Out of necessity he turned to crime, and decided to rob the local Foremost dairy warehouse to find fresh milk for his little darling. In the early hours of July 4, he entered the warehouse compound and broke into the storage area. Luck was not with him, however, and as Preecha opened carton after carton, all he could find were UHT products. Not one to go to such lengths only to leave empty-handed, Preecha started bundling up computer equipment, worth 100,000 baht, in the hope he would be able to sell it to buy milk for his baby. That was when security guards apprehended him and called the police. Preecha asked for forgiveness from the warehouse owner, saying that his baby would be worse off if he were jailed.

 

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