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Motorbike driver dies in Phuket collision

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A motorbike driver has died after colliding with a car in Phuket Town yesterday.

The Phuket City Police were notified of the incident on Takua Pa Road in Phuket Town at 2am yesterday.

Police and emergency responders arrived to find a damaged car driven by 28 year old Tanyapat Donkamnerd who was waiting for police at the scene.

Nearby they found a damaged motorbike. Its driver, 42 year old Montri Butlam, was later pronounced dead.

Police report that the motorbike was driving on the wrong lane at high speed. The car driver collided the bike, sending it crashing to the road and the driver ending up on the side of the road. The sedan driver is assisting police with their enquiries.

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    Ronny

    February 24, 2019 at 4:16 am

    Rest in peace Khun O, everybody will miss you at Timber Hut in Phuket Town.
    Khun Ben will be in Trang to give you the last respect from all the staff and customers at Timber Hut in Phuket Town.

    With Respect,
    Ronny (KTM)

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Indian tourist rescued from a near-drowning at Patong Beach

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PHOTOS: Patong Surf Life Saving

An Indian tourist has been rescued from drowning after getting into difficulty while swimming at Patong beach yesterday.

Patong Surf Life Saving report that around 1.30pm at Patong Beach an Indian tourist was spotted in the water, choking and fighting to stay afloat.

Lifeguards dived in and brought him back to the beach. He was not breathing and his heart has stopped beating by the time they got him back to shore. Lifeguards urgently applied CPR.

Mr Jhamnani’s heart started to beat again and he became conscious. He was taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital where he is now recovering.

Well done to the team at Patong Surf Lifesaving. I think you can expect a visit from a grateful Indian tourist in a few days.

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Polish man charged after threatening people with a gun in Patong

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PHOTOS: Patong Police

A Polish man has been charged with carrying a gun in public in Patong, Phuket.

Patong Police report that at 6.20pm last night (Tuesday) they were notified that a man was using a gun to threaten others at a hotel on Pisit Koranee Road in Patong.

Police headed to the hotel to find the Polish man. He denied any knowledge about the gun. Then Police questioned his Thai wife. She took police to a room where she gave the gun to police.

The Polish man has now been charged with illegal possession of gun and carrying it in public without a permit.

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Phuket kratom-cooker robs pharmacies – VIDEO

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Phuket police yesterday have arrested a thief while he was cooking up a batch of kratom. He had earlier robbed pharmacies in Chalong, Phuket.

Chief Investigator of the Phuket Provincial Police Col Prawit Engchuan says, “Yesterday we have arrested 25 year old Rattaphon Pales at a house in Chalong. Police seized 0.45 litres of liquid kratom.”

“On Monday night Chalong Police were notified that a man had robbed a pharmacy in Chalong (video below) with a knife. He stole 30,000 baht cash and sped away on that occasion.”

“We have continued the investigation and arrested a suspect while he was cooking liquid kratom at his home.”

“He had robbed the same pharmacy last week and another pharmacy in Vichit. In total he has stolen about 50,000 baht in cash.”

“He was taken to Chalong Police Station where he was charged with illegal possession of Category 5 Drugs and theft.”

PHUKETPhuket police have arrested a thief while he was cooking kratom after robbing pharmacies in Phuket.

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