Connect with us

Krabi

Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | The Thaiger

A huge stash of iIllegal firearms and drugs have been seized this month in an upper southern province crackdown.

There was a press conference held at the Police Region 8 headquarters in Mai Khao today to show and tell.

Region 8 Police Deputy Commander Maj Gen Wanchai Eaksorapit says, “There has been a major crackdown this month in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chumphon, Ranong, Krabi, Phang Nga and Phuket.”

“93 suspects have been arrested with illegal firearms totaling 142 firearms seized.”

“Officers arrested 559 drugs suspects with a total 91,650 methamphetamine pills, 1,558.46 grams (1.5 kilograms) of crystal methamphetamine (ice), 36.971 kilograms of marijuana and 856.5 kilograms of kratom leaves.”

“We are continuing  to crackdown on illegal firearm and drugs.”

Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger Firearms and drugs seized in southern provinces crackdown | News by The Thaiger



Read more headlines, reports & breaking news in South Thailand. Or catch up on your Thailand news.

Collecting the daily news around Phuket for many years. One of the island's most accurate and timely news-gatherers.

Hua Hin

Two killed in family road trip to Krabi

The Thaiger & The Nation

Published

on

Two killed in family road trip to Krabi | The Thaiger

The family was on its way from Nakhon Phanom to Krabi when the accident occurred at 8.30am on Phetkasem Road in Bang Saphan district.

40 year old Weera Prachi was killed behind the wheel. The impact hurled his 10 year old daughter, Jiraporn Prachi out of the car.

Weera’s wife Orapin Odthon and 13 year old son Danusorn Prachi were in the back seat, sustained injuries and were taken to hospital although their current condition is not known.

Relatives told police Weera was taking the family to visit Krabi. Police suspect he might have fallen asleep at the wheel.

SOURCE: The Thaiger | The Nation

Continue Reading

Krabi

Wastewater runs freely into sea in Krabi

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Wastewater runs freely into sea in Krabi | The Thaiger

The Krabi provincial government appears to be attempting a ‘band-aid’ solution to stop wastewater running freely onto one of the most popular beaches in the region.

For now, Krabi canal is releasing waste water straight into sea at Ao Nang Beach.

Tourists in Ao Nang have reported that a catchment is being dug where waste water is freely flowing into sea at the famous and popular Ao Nang Beach. A backhoe was digging the canal on the beach in recent days.

A worker claimed that they are digging the catchment for the government’s ‘urgent project’ to resolve the problem of wastewater from the Bang Jak Canal. They say a barrier is being built to block the wastewater from flowing into the sea.

Krabi health authorities have already taken action against two restaurants in Ao Nang, Krabi for releasing wastewater into a canal that drains into the sea last month.

Read more about that scandal HERE.

Wastewater runs freely into sea in Krabi | News by The Thaiger Wastewater runs freely into sea in Krabi | News by The Thaiger

Continue Reading

Krabi

Suspects arrested on Koh Phi Phi – Attack on 25 year old US tourist

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Suspects arrested on Koh Phi Phi – Attack on 25 year old US tourist | The Thaiger

PHOTOS: Daily News

Krabi Police say that they have a second of three young men who attacked an American tourist on Koh Phi Phi back on on March 9.

But they are trying to locate 25 year old tourist Stephen Trimble who is now believed to be on Koh Phangan. They want him to give evidence so that they can determine if the alleged attackers were also involved in the theft on the beach.

Here’s the original story about the attack HERE.

Stephen, a photographer and blogger from Florida in the US, had put pictures of himself on his Instagram account saying that he had tried to help a woman who had her things stolen while out swimming. He was then attacked by three men. The photos showed some of the wounds he received in the attack.

Daily News reports that the chief of the Krabi provincial police had convened a meeting and visited the island. He confirmed that the tourist had been drunk and was advised to come back and report the incident the next day by Koh Phi Phi police.

Stephen never returned the following day to make a formal report and they tried to locate him but he had already moved on to Koh Phangan.

CCTV has revealed Stephen with a bandage on his left knee and a backpack on his front.

Police say the three men in custody were all between 17-20 years old. Koh Phi Phi’s Police say that one more suspect is now in custody.

The Koh Phangan police are trying to locate Stephen Trimble so that he can help identify the young men arrested and say if they carried out the theft as well.

Suspects arrested on Koh Phi Phi - Attack on 25 year old US tourist | News by The Thaiger Suspects arrested on Koh Phi Phi - Attack on 25 year old US tourist | News by The Thaiger Suspects arrested on Koh Phi Phi - Attack on 25 year old US tourist | News by The Thaiger

SOURCE: Daily News

Continue Reading

The Thaiger Newsletter

Keep up with all the day’s news. Subscribe here.

The latest news and information from Thailand.

* indicates required



Trending