On Monday, Pol Col Vachira Yaothaisong, the commander of Highway Police Subdivision 2, was found dead in his house in Lam Luk Ka district, Pathum Thani province. The 44yearold officer reportedly committed suicide, though the immediate reasons for this act remain unknown.
Thananchai Manmak, a suspect in the fatal shooting of a highway police officer and injuring another at a party in Nakhon Pathom, was killed in a gunfight with police in Tha Rua district, Kanchanaburi province, on Friday morning. Thananchai was wanted under a court warrant for the crime. Police from the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) and Provincial Police Region 9 conducted a manhunt that led to the fatal encounter.
In a shocking turn of events, the Department of Industrial Works has requested legal action against 36 individuals, including the notorious serial killer, Sararat “Aem Cyanide” Rangsiwuthaporn, who has brought attention to the misuse of cyanide. The department filed the request with the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) to look into these breaches of laws regulating the poisonous chemical.
On August 18th, 2023, the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) led a series of coordinated raids across 29 locations in Bangkok, Pathum Thani, and Chon Buri, resulting in the arrest of a Chinese woman for various crimes including fraud and money laundering.