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Italian man attacked with a hammer in road rage incident

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Police are hunting for a Thai motorist who attacked an Italian motorcyclist with a hammer in Chon Buri, breaking his arm.

The victim was 40 year old Denti Samuele who was taken to the Chon Buri Hospital after the assault. The incident happened in front of the Lotus shopping mall in Tambon Samed, Chon Buri last night around 10pm.

The man’s Thai girlfriend, 25 year old Paritra Klaewklangsuek, who was a passenger on his bike, told police that Samuele had suffered from a broken leg in an earlier motorbike accident and didn’t ride his bike fast.

She said they noticed a Honda car was trailing closely behind their motorcycle and tried to keep out of the way, but the sedan stopped in front of them.

She claims an angry, drunk Thai man got out of the car wielding a hammer. He accused her boyfriend of drunk driving and struck his right arm with the hammer. She said she fought back with her boyfriend’s leg crutch and the attacker ran back to his car and fled the scene.

Police are checking security footage in the area.

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SOURCE: The Nation



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Wife claims husband died after being beaten up in police custody

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A woman has made an official complaint after her husband died after being in police custody.

The distraught wife went to Panat Nikom police in Chon Buri to complain yesterday after police called her to say that her husband had died whilst in detention.

31 year old Naruephon had earlier been arrested at his house on charges of smoking marijuana. He was detained and put in the cells at the local police station.

Not long after, his wife Praphaporn received a telephone call  to say that her husband had died in hospital.

She claims her husband was in good health with no medical issues. She believes he had been beaten up by police whilst in detention.

Pol Col Kritsana Wanabadeenimit of the Panat Nikom police says the body was sent for an autopsy.

Everyone involved in the arrest and questioning of the man was being interviewed as the investigation continued.  Pol Col Kritsana promised transparency and justice for both sides.

SOURCE: Sanook

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Pattanakarn footpath project completion six weeks away

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The Pattaya Mail is reporting that the first phase of construction of footpaths along Naklua’s Pattanakarn Road should be completed in about six weeks.

Engineering chief Thongchai Kamlangthai reported that the project started on September 28 and was now partially finished with a large section of footpath for pedestrians and joggers already to use.

Reinforced concrete pavements are being laid alongside the roadway through Moo 10 and Moo 13 villages. The sidewalks will be 1.8 metres wide spanning some 3.5 kilometres.

Supattra Joint Venture, the contractors for the project, say they will complete the first phase by the end of April, Thongchai said.

The second phase will be started from the front of Tarapattana School to Tungkom-Tanman Road. Neither phase is affecting traffic through the areas.

SOURCE: Pattaya Mail

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Four South Koreans arrested over illegal online gambling business in Pattaya

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Four South Koreans have been arrested for operating an illegal online gambling website from a condo in Pattaya.

Manager Online reports that Pattaya Immigration officers and Pattaya Tourist Police raided a condominium in south Pattaya. The raid follows police receiving a tip-off that the four men were operating an illegal online gambling website in the premises.

Officers found four male South Korean suspects – 41 year old Kim Kangseon, 35 year old Park Haekeun, 38 year old Kim Youngsun and 39 year old Suk Jongho.

They have all been charged with illegal operation of an online gambling business.

Immigration Bureau Chief Lt Gen Surchate Hakparn says, “They started to do this after entering Thailand with a tourist visa for one month. They were receiving 80,000 baht per month for their salary. From our investigations, their customers are all South Koreans.”

“They didn’t have any business license or the correct visas to consult their work.”

“The condominium owner also faces charges for not reporting to officials about foreigners checking in to their premises.”

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