A South Korean man has been apprehended by the police in Thailand after receiving a tipoff about his alleged involvement in the smuggling of crystal methamphetamine to South Korea. The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) collaborated with the Korea National Police earlier this month to investigate the 46yearold suspect, identified as Chun Younbae. Chun has been allegedly smuggling crystal meth to South Korea between 2021 and 2022.
A district chief in Nakhon Sawan, northern Thailand, was arrested on allegations of demanding bribes from a cockfighting operator. Prasit Phattanasitthicheewin, a 59yearold chief of Mae Wong district office, was arrested by a team of police led by Counter Corruption Division (CCD) commander Pol Maj Gen Jaroonkiat Pankew on charges of bribery and malfeasance in office.
Sararat “Aem” Rangsiwuthaporn, dubbed “Aem Cyanide” by netizens, is suspected of murdering 14 people using cyanide. The police investigation into her financial activities uncovered a possible motive: a serious gambling addiction. A staggering 78 million baht ($2.3 million) passed through her bank accounts, with some funds transferred to proxy accounts set up to receive cash transfers from gamblers.
Tasapong Supromin, a 32yearold man, was arrested by Nonthaburi investigators and Din Daeng police in Din Daeng district, Bangkok, for the murder of a 53yearold bank manager, Rotenaruebet Hasadindetdamrong. The suspect was taken to the Sai Noi police station in Nonthaburi after his arrest.
On a fateful Wednesday evening, a speedboat carrying 33 Russian tourists met with an unfortunate accident in Chalong Bay, Phuket. The crash left 30 people injured, with one tourist still missing. The boat, Thanathip Marine 555, was returning from the Phi Phi islands to Chalong Bay when it hit a channel marker at around 5:30 PM.
A Polish tourist, Jan Jerzy LagodaFilippow, aged 25, was arrested in Sa Kaeo province’s Aranyaprathet district on Monday while attempting to flee to Cambodia. He is suspected of murdering and dismembering his Ukrainian girlfriend, Alona Savchenko, aged 25, in a highrise condominium in Bangkok’s Bang Kholaem district after arriving as a tourist on April 29.
In a recent crackdown, 42 jobseekers from Myanmar were arrested after illegally crossing the border into Sangkhla Buri district in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. The group was comprised of 27 men and 15 women, all of whom were apprehended following a tipoff about suspiciouslooking individuals in the area.
In a shocking incident in Muang district, Narathiwat, a threeyearold girl named Norasabeena Naekama was found dead and naked not far from her home on Tuesday, May 16th. Just two days earlier, Norasabeena had mysteriously disappeared from her home. In a shocking incident in Muang district, Narathiwat, a threeyearold girl named Norasabeena Naekama was found dead and naked not far from her home on Tuesday, May 16th. Just two days earlier, Norasabeena had mysteriously disappeared from her home.
The Royal Thai Police (RTP) recently engaged in discussions with Nordic authorities about human trafficking, with a focus on improving regulations associated with labor contracts. Deputy police chief Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn led the meeting on May 16, which included Janna Davidson, Swedish National Rapporteur, and representatives from the Nordic Police and Customs Cooperation.