kidnapping

  • Thailand News

    Thai pedophile arrested for child abduction, sexual assault

    Police arrested a 40 year old songthaew driver for child abduction, after he allegedly kidnapped an 11 year old girl from her home, stripping her naked and tying her up with the intent of committing sexual assault. The incident was reported by the girl’s parents. The case came to light when the parents of the young girl reported to the…

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    Policewoman arrested for role in kidnapping of Indonesian man

    Police arrested a policewoman on May 19 for her alleged involvement in the kidnapping and ransom of an Indonesian man in the southern province of Phatthalung on May 11. The 29 year old Indonesian victim, Syawana, was rescued from a house in Phatthalung province on May 15 by officers from the Mueang Phatthalung Police Station after he was kidnapped and…

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    Algerian man missing for 27 years found alive in basement

    An Algerian man thought to have died in his country’s civil war has been found after 27 years, revealing he was kidnapped by a neighbour. Omar bin Omran disappeared in 1998 while he was 17 years old. His family believed he had perished in the war. Reports indicate Omar was abducted while en route to school in Djelfa. His disappearance…

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    Urgent search for missing 7 year old boy after father’s threats

    A seven year old boy known as Nong Bel has mysteriously gone missing following a violent incident involving his father, who allegedly strangled and threatened his life with a knife. The boy’s father, identified as 33 year old Naveesak Saetaw reportedly used these scare tactics to coerce the boy’s mother into reconciling with him after their separation. The case took…

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    Man arrested for kidnapping 9 month old baby in Bangkok

    Police arrested a man yesterday after he kidnapped a nine month old baby from his grandparents in Bangkok and travelled to the eastern province of Rayong. The 54 year old Laotian man, Inthak Peun, filed a complaint with Bang Na Police Station in Bangkok after his nine month old grandson named Martin was kidnapped. Inthak said the suspect was a…

  • Crime News

    Chinese interpreter linked to notorious gang arrested in Thailand

    A 36 year old Chinese-language interpreter was apprehended on May 3 due to his ties with a criminal gang notorious for kidnapping Chinese nationals. The arrest took place in the Din Daeng district following an abduction incident on April 25, as reported by Deputy Metropolitan Police Bureau Commissioner Noppasin Poonsawat. Theerachai Chaloemwanpen was apprehended by the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) alongside…

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    Bangkok man arrested for luring underage teen (video)

    The five month ordeal for a family came to a head when police arrested a 24 year old man, infamously known as “Frame Wave125,” for allegedly luring a teenage girl to live with him at a construction site. This arrest followed a dramatic chase, with police finding an improvised firearm during the search of the suspect’s room today. The case…

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    Chinese parents reunited with daughter in Bangkok after virtual kidnapping

    Thai police officers reunited Chinese parents with their daughter after a scammer attempted to swindle the Chinese nationals by operating a virtual kidnapping for ransom. The Chinese couple filed a complaint at Sriracha Police Station in Chon Buri province saying their 22 year old daughter, who was studying in Australia, was kidnapped and transported to Thailand. The suspect accused the…

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    Russian ransom: Gang grabs Belarusian couple in Phuket crypto con

    Five members of a Russian gang have been apprehended for the kidnapping and extortion of a Belarusian couple in Phuket, forcing them to transfer 30 million baht (US$848,296) in cryptocurrency before abandoning them. The incident occurred on January 31, at a prominent hotel in the Talad Yai area of Mueang Phuket district. A tourist witnessed the couple being forcefully pushed…

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    Police crackdown on kidnapping for crypto ransom in Phuket, Thailand

    Authorities in Phuket detained four foreign suspects in a brazen kidnapping that targeted a Russian couple in the island’s bustling streets. The assailants forced their victims to transfer cryptocurrency worth an estimated 30 million baht but upon interrogation the suspects maintained their innocence, claiming no acquaintance with the victims and identifying themselves as tourists. The incident, which unfolded yesterday, January…

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    Thai man arrested after stalking and kidnapping married woman

    Police successfully rescued a Thai woman from a hotel in Chon Buri province after she was kidnapped by a besotted man who fell in love with her despite her being married and rejecting his advances. A 39 year old Thai man filed a missing person’s report at Ban Pho Police Station on January 5 telling officers that his 31 year…

  • Bangkok News

    Thai backstage artist fakes kidnapping over 90,000 baht debt in Bangkok

    A woman known as Premika, who works as a backstage artist, was allegedly kidnapped from her workplace by a group of creditors due to her inability to repay a debt of 90,000 baht. Her husband, using the pseudonym “Ek,” reported the incident to Huai Khwang Police Station. It was revealed that the couple had been together for over a decade…

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    Predatory allegations: Thai pedophile accused of kidnapping 14 year old from Hmong community

    A Thai man has been accused of being a predatory pedophile after kidnapping a 14 year old boy from the Hmong ethnic group community at the Chom Si temple in the central province of Sing Buri on September 16. The missing boy has been identified as Natchapon “Moa” Somphopworrapong. Moa is a Hmong boy who relocated to a temple in the…

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    79 year old Thai man arrested for kidnapping mentally disabled girl

    Police arrested a 79 year old Thai man on charges of kidnapping an 11 year old mentally disabled girl from Chaiyaphum, a province in Isaan, and transporting her to the northern province of Tak. The suspect is said to have a high sexual appetite and a history of physical abuse against others. Mirror Foundation Director Ekkarak Lumchumkae received a complaint…

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    Ride of terror: Malaysian tourist’s Bangkok kidnap nightmare with a twist

    A Malaysian tourist recently shared a harrowing experience while travelling in Bangkok, accusing a Thai ride-hailing driver of attempting to kidnap him and his four friends for a human trafficking gang. The Malaysian tourist, who goes by the name Andrew Tong on Facebook, recounted this life-changing experience. According to Tong, the incident unfolded on their final day in Bangkok as…

  • Crime News

    Man arrested over 2 day old infant abduction from hospital

    A man was arrested for abducting a two days old infant from a hospital ward in Nakhon Pathom province. The culprit, 40 year old Nun, arbitrarily selected the hospital and stole the infant with intentions to raise it himself. During a detailed house search, he claimed innocence and expressed remorse to the newborn’s family. Yesterday, the investigation unit of Bang…

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    Bangkok Police foil kidnapping attempt, 5 arrested and weapons seized at alcohol checkpoint

    Five criminals and a kidnapping victim were apprehended by police late last night in Rom Klao, Bangkok. The authorities discovered six firearms and 61 rounds of ammunition in two suspicious vehicles during an alcohol checkpoint inspection near a shopping mall in Min Buri district. After stopping two suspicious vehicles passing through their alcohol checkpoint, police officers found a man shouting…

  • World News

    Kidnapping reunion: Mother, daughter reunited after 27 years

    In a heartwarming kidnapping reunion, a mother, Lorena Ramirez, has been reunited with her daughter, Juana, 27 years after Juana was kidnapped at the age of three whilst playing in Bosque de Chapultepec, one of Mexico City’s largest parks. Allegedly taken by an unrelated couple, Juana resided in Toluca, only 56 kilometres away from her original home. In 1995, the…

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    Thai woman escapes abusive mafia ex-boyfriend

    A Thai woman managed to file a complaint at Mueng Pattaya Police Station after escaping from her mafia ex-boyfriend who allegedly kidnapped, imprisoned, and abused her at a resort in the central province of Lob Buri. The victim, 29 year old Thai woman Bee, filed a complaint with the police after escaping from her abusive ex-boyfriend, Golf, who allegedly kidnapped,…

  • World News

    Chinese man kidnaps own granddaughter and demands ransom, shocking the nation

    A shocking incident has left the entire Chinese populace reeling as a 65 year old man committed a heinous crime by kidnapping his granddaughter, threatening to kill her and demanding a ransom of more than 500,000 yuan (approximately 2.5 million baht). According to reports from local media, the retired government official, known as Yuansai, was heavily involved in gambling and…

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    Woman survives kidnapping near her house in Bangkok

    A Thai woman survived a kidnapping near her house in the Tao Poon neighbourhood of Bangkok on Sunday. Police officers managed to arrest the suspect, although his motive was not reported. The victim took to social media to warn people of the unexpected incident, sharing a video on TikTok. The suspect is seen in the video pulling her hand and…

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    DNA results are in for Polish woman who claimed to be Madeleine McCann

    The DNA results are in for the Polish woman who in February claimed to be Madeleine McCann, the toddler who disappeared on a family vacation in Portugal in 2007. The woman, 21 year old Julia Wendell, is not the missing girl, according to a DNA test. In a statement posted on Instagram, Wendell’s spokesperson, psychic medium Dr Fia Johansson, said…

  • Crime News

    Kidnappers flee Thailand after killing Chinese student

    Police believe that the three Chinese men suspected of kidnapping and killing a female Chinese university student, whose body was discovered in Nonthaburi province on Saturday, have already fled Thailand on a flight to Chengdu, China, reports CH7. On Saturday, a resident of Moo 6 in Bang Yai district discovered the body of 22 year old Jin Can, a third-year music…

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    Police nab 3 Chinese nationals for kidnapping, extortion

    Police arrested three Chinese nationals in Thailand for allegedly kidnapping and extorting about 3.2 million baht from a Chinese woman. Officers arrested two men and a woman at a hotel in the Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo province. A 23 year old Chinese woman studying for a bachelor’s degree filed a complaint with the Thong Lor police on Friday. In…

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    Man charged for threatening and kidnapping ex-girlfriend

    Pattaya Police charged a man with five offences after he threatened his ex-girlfriend with a knife and kidnapped her from Pathum Thani province near Bangkok. He then took her to a restaurant in Pattaya to win her back. A 29 year old man named Aut filed a complaint at Mueang Pathum Thani Police Station yesterday after his girlfriend, 24 year old…

  • Crime News

    Thai woman alleges ex-husband kidnapped her daughter

    A Thai woman alleges that her ex-husband kidnapped her two year old daughter. The woman, 25 year old Pornapha ‘Pim’ Thankew told The Thaiger that on Sunday, January 1, her ex came to her house in the northeast Surin province to pick up their daughter. He told her that he was taking their daughter, Apichaya ‘Ung-Ing’ Thankew, to an ordination…

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    Security guard deceives and kidnaps 17 year old girl

    Police are searching for a 51 year old security guard who deceived and kidnapped a 17 year old girl. Officers reported that they have managed to track the girl’s phone signal and believe they will make an arrest very soon. Nipa Pengpuang, the teenager’s aunt, sought assistance on social media after her niece went missing with a security guard she…

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    Law to prevent violent reoffenders with ankle monitor

    A new law aimed at preventing recidivism among those convicted of sexual and violent crimes comes into effect in Thailand today. The law increases surveillance measures for offenders already out of prison, possibly even requiring them to wear electronic monitoring (EM) ankle bracelets for up to 10 years. However, the entire plan may be ineffective at best as the Corrections…

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    3 children aged 8 escape a school kidnapping plot in Thailand

    Three children in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat escaped a school kidnapping plot. Two suspects, a man and a woman, entered a schoolyard in the Thung Song district of Nakhon Si Thammarat in southern Thailand and tried to snatch three eight year old children. The children, one girl and two boys, told the police and their parents that…

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    Six more sought in kidnapping and beating of teen boy

    After police announced yesterday they had issued a warrant for a suspect accused of kidnapping a 16 year old boy and severely beating him before dumping him on the side of the road, six more suspects have been identified in the crime. Pak Kret Police issued six more warrants for the incident that took place in Nontha Buri last week.…