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    Tangmo: Court in Thailand sentences 2 defendants over actress’s death

    A local court in Nonthaburi has ruled on the case involving the death of Pattharathida Patcharaweerapong, also known as Tangmo, a 37 year old actress. The investigation found that Thanatphat Lertthawiwit, also known as Por, 33 years old, was guilty and sentenced to five years, eight months in prison, and a fine of 128,000 baht (US$3,784). However, as Thanatphat showed…

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    Laotian woman gives birth in pickup truck on Thai road

    At around 2am yesterday, volunteer staff from the Poh Teck Tung Foundation received a report of a woman giving birth in a pickup truck on Tiwanon Road, near the Amphornphisarn intersection in Bang Phut Subdistrict, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi. The emergency team quickly arrived at the location to provide assistance reports Sanook. Upon arriving at the scene, they found a…

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    Thai police catch man accused of murdering and burying bank manager

    Thai police today caught a man accused of murdering and burying a bank manager in the central Nonthaburi province. Nonthaburi investigators and Din Daeng police arrested the suspect, 32 year old Tasapong Suprom-in, in Bangkok’s Din Daeng district today, Bangkok Post reported. The body of Rotenaruebet Hasadindetdamrong, the manager of Bangkok Bank’s headquarters in the Silom area of Bangkok, was…

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    Python hiding in toilet bites Thai man’s buttocks

    A man from Nonthaburi in central Thailand was taking a Number 2 in his bathroom yesterday when he felt a sudden agonising pain in his tushy. He leapt up to see a python slithering back down the toilet bowl. The snake bit his buttocks. The victim, 62 year old Witoon Sonapoon, said he was so shocked that he ran out…

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    Thailand seeks extradition of 3 men suspected of murdering Chinese student

    Thailand‘s Deputy Police Chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn wants to see the three Chinese nationals suspected of abducting and murdering a Chinese student in Nonthaburi province, before fleeing to China, to be extradited to Thailand to face prosecution. On April 1, the body of 22 year old Thonburi University Student Jin Can was found dumped in a swampy ditch at a…

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    Three men who killed Chinese student in Thailand arrested in Wuhan

    UPDATE Police in Wuhan, China, yesterday arrested the three men suspected of murdering a Chinese university student and dumping her body in a ditch in Nonthaburi, Thailand, on Thursday. Deputy national police chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn has sent Thai immigration officers to Wuhan to assist in the Chinese police’s investigation. The young Chinese men are believed to have kidnapped…

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    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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    Thai police find body believed to be kidnapped Chinese woman

    In the central province of Nonthaburi, Thai authorities discovered a body that they suspect to be that of a Chinese woman who was abducted, inside a banana plantation. The body was found in the Bang Yai sub-district of Bang Yai district yesterday. The victim, believed to be a Chinese student named Jin Can, had reportedly been kidnapped for ransom before…

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    Thai woman dies 6 hours after breast surgery, lawyer says clinic doesn’t have license

    UPDATE Police have launched an investigation into Marichche Clinic in Pak Kret district of Nonthaburi province near Bangkok in central Thailand after a customer lost consciousness and died just six hours after her breast augmentation surgery was completed on March 23. Chatri Pinyai, a lawyer of the Department of Health’s legal division, says that breast augmentation is considered a major…

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    Thai man killed in fight with wife’s lover outside police station

    In a tragic love triangle tale, a Thai man lost his life after getting into a fight with his wife’s lover in front of a police station in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok on Wednesday night. According to the witnesses, 41 year old man named Suwat took his wife, 30 year old Bee, and her lover, 35 year old Wichai Phatyen to…

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    Human skeleton found in sewer near Bangkok

    A human skeleton was found in a sewer along a motorway in Nonthaburi province, just north of Bangkok, in central Thailand yesterday. Police believe the skeleton belonged to a man who died at least seven months ago. At 11pm, officers at Mueang Nonthaburi Police Station were informed that a human skull and other human bones were discovered by employees inside…

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    Thai police summon billionaire’s ‘sadistic’ son who allegedly bit date’s genitals

    Police in Nonthaburi in central Thailand summoned a Chiang Mai billionaire’s son to face charges filed by a woman he met on a dating app who alleges that he assaulted her, sadistically bit her during sex and forced her to transfer money to his bank account. Yesterday, the 28 year old victim A – an office employee – went to…

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    Elderly Thai monk ‘dies from stress’ after falling victim to scam

    An elderly Thai monk suffered several seizures and passed away shortly after being scammed out of 5,000 baht at his temple in Nonthaburi province in central Thailand. Yesterday, 35 year old Preecha Saeng-on, an official from Wat Pak Nam temple in Nonthaburi province, informed the media that 91 year old Pra Chuen Seesuay – aka Luang Ta – suffered several…

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    Man arrested for stealing over 10 million baht in valuables at a fitness centre

    A thief who stole over 10 million baht of valuables from a businessman at a fitness centre two weeks ago was arrested yesterday. The man pretended to be a fitness centre customer, stole safety box keys, and duplicated the keys to complete a series of thefts. On Tuesday, January 10, 35 year old businessman, Sathit, filed a complaint at Mueang Nonthaburi…

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    Assets over 10 million baht stolen from businessman at fitness centre

    A businessman filed a complaint with police after assets of over 10 million baht were stolen from a fitness centre safety box at a shopping mall on Ngam Wongwarn Road in Nonthaburi. This isn’t the first time the fitness centre has been targeted by thieves. Their task is made a lot easier by the fact there are no security cameras…

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    15 year old stabs teen to death at Thai market

    A 15 year old boy stabbed a 16 year old boy to death at Owl Night Market in Nonthaburi province, just north of Bangkok in central Thailand, on Tuesday. The teenagers apparently did not know each other. The deceased’s 15 year old friend Tee (pseudonym) told police that he was at the market with his friends when another group of…

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    Fisherman reels in dead body from Chao Phraya River

    A Thai man went fishing last night at Nonthaburi Pier on the Chao Phraya River in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok and unexpectedly hooked the dead body of an unidentified man. The 37 year old fisherman, Pitsanu Phukird, told police that he was fishing on the pier at about 1am when he caught what he believed was a big fish. Pitsanu’s…

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    First AI crosswalk in Thailand installed in Nonthaburi

    The very first artificial intelligence (AI) Smart Crosswalk was installed in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok. Plans for more AI smart systems at pedestrian crossings are in the pipeline at some high-risk spots in Bangkok. According to a study by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, almost 90% of vehicles don’t stop at a zebra crossing in Bangkok. Questions on road safety…

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    Nonthaburi police officer admits to stealing over 100 guns from department

    A non-commissioned Nonthaburi province police officer admitted to stealing more than 100 guns from the police department. The officer, Chaowalit Pumkajorn, is in custody on theft charges after being arrested in the northeastern province of Nong Khai. According to Thai PBS World, the man is accused of selling or pawning the guns which he had stolen from the Pak Kret…

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    Gambling addict sergeant steals 160 guns to pay off debts

    A police sergeant with a gambling addiction faces time in prison after he was arrested for selling state guns to pay off his debts. Senior sergeant major, Chaowarit Phumkajorn, from Pak Kret Police Station in Nonthaburi province, near Bangkok, was arrested at 3pm yesterday in the Isaan province of Nong Khai after reportedly selling about 160 police guns to pay…

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    Jealous husband allegedly kills wife

    A man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly murdered his wife with a hammer at a house in Nonthaburi province, near Bangkok. Officers from the Nonthaburi Police Station were notified about the death of 31 year old Sararat Ratchasin on Monday, October 3, and immediately connected the murder to her missing husband, 44 year old Pairoj Singthong. Pairoj’s sister, 68…

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    Woman falls down hole while walking on a pavement near Bangkok

    Walking on pavements in Thailand is a hazardous affair at the best of times. Pedestrians have a number of dangers to look out for such as speeding motorcyclists, scooters, cars backing up or even street vendors with their carts. One woman fell down a hole after the paving gave way while walking in the central province of Nonthaburi in Bangkok.…

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    American man falls 9 floors to his death outside Bangkok

    An American man met his demise in the greater Bangkok suburb of Nontha Buri after plummeting out of the ninth-floor window of a rental building. For some reason, falling deaths, especially those of foreigners, have been an increasingly common occurrence in Thailand. In this most recent incident, a man that Pak Kret police identified as Mr Campi was reported to…

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    Teen accidentally shoots friend dead in a school near Bangkok

    A 15 year old schoolboy was accidentally shot dead by his friend at a school in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok. The friend tried to conceal the truth by claiming his friend’s desktop computer exploded and killed him. The incident happened at 1.30pm today inside the Wat Lad Pla Dook School’s computer room in the Bang Bua Thong district of Nonthaburi.…

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    Unfinished MRT Pink Line causes a road to collapse in Bangkok

    Commuters, pedestrians, and drivers had a lucky escape yesterday morning when torrential rain and floods caused part of the Chaeng Wattana Road in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok to collapse. The finger of blame was pointed toward the unfinished MRT Pink Line for the second time in a week. A part of the Chaeng Wattana Road, near Central Chang Wattana, dropped…

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    ‘Fish sauce’ leaking through ceiling turns out to be corpse fluid in central Thailand

    Last night, a 49 year old teacher living in Nonthaburi province, central Thailand, told her apartment manager that fermented fish sauce was leaking through her ceiling and dripping down her wall. Pornphimon went away for the weekend and when she returned yesterday at 8pm, she noticed a putrid smell in her apartment. She said, “black water” was coming through the…

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    Condo technician tries to rape teenage student in central Thailand

    A condominium technician tried to rape an 18 year old woman who asked him to let her into her room after she lost her key card in Nonthaburi province, central Thailand. The girl’s elder sister filed a police report on her behalf at Bang Bua Thong Police Station yesterday at 4.30pm, providing CCTV footage recorded on August 19 at 9pm…

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    Fake policeman allegedly rapes, beats and imprisons 20 year old in central Thailand

    Police yesterday arrested a 27 year old man in Nonthaburi province, central Thailand, who posed as a police officer on a dating app and allegedly raped, beat, and kept a 20 year old woman imprisoned for two days. The victim – Ms. A (pseudonym) – met Weerapat, or ‘Boo,’ on a dating app. Boo told Ms. A he was a…

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    Plastic bags and old water pumps cause flood in Bangkok

    Highway officers revealed plastic bags stuck in water pumps caused a flood inside the Pakkret Intersection Tunnel in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok. Officers from the Nonthaburi Highway District investigated the Pakkret Intersection Tunnel yesterday to determine the cause of the flood on August 21. After five hours, officers reported that many plastic bags and garbage were stuck in the propellers…

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    Saturday passport offices in Bangkok see a huge demand

    The Covid-19 pandemic is winding down, or at least the travel restrictions that came with it are, and for Thai people, this means it’s time to get the heck out of the country, according to passport office statistics this weekend. Two Bangkok-area passport offices were open on Saturday and reported a huge demand for processing passports on the weekend. As…