Archive For The “Crime” Category

Briton Facing Jail Following Graffiti Charge In Chiang Mai Is Full Of Remorse

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Briton Facing Jail Following Graffiti Charge In Chiang Mai Is Full Of Remorse

A British man who was arrested earlier this week for vandalising the 800 year old Tha Phae gate in Chiang Mai says he has “been an idiot”. Lee Furlong, 23, was caught on CCTV spraying ‘Scousse Lee’ onto the historic wall at 4am on Thursday morning. The young man from Liverpool, who even managed to…

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Madams And Ex-Cop Handed A Further 183 & 309 Years In Child Prostitution Scandal

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Madams And Ex-Cop Handed A Further 183 & 309 Years In Child Prostitution Scandal

The Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court on Thursday increased the jail tariff for two “madams” and a former senior cop by 183 years and 309 years respectively, over charges linked to the “owl tattoo” prostitution racket in Mae Hong Son. The trio were convicted over their roles in supplying a hotel in Tambon Jong Kham of Muang…

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

Thai media reported that two people are in custody after the spray paint inscription “Scouser Lee B” appeared on the historic Tha Pae gate in Chiang Mai. One of them is 23 year old Lee Furlong from Liverpool. The other is Brittney Schneider, also 23, from Canada. The pair were staying at the Mad Monkey…

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Boy Gets On His Bike To Flee Beatings And Is Reunited With His Mother

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Boy Gets On His Bike To Flee Beatings And Is Reunited With His Mother

No-one knew what a 14-year-old boy had in mind when he decided to ride a bicycle from the house where he lived with his father in Pathum Thani province on Saturday. One thing was for sure, however – he could no longer tolerate alleged repeated assaults by his stepmother. The boy, whose name has been…

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Tourist Police Chief Presents Huge Cheque To Family Of Shooting Victim

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Tourist Police Chief Presents Huge Cheque To Family Of Shooting Victim

A press conference has been held to present cheques worth two million baht to the family of the victim of the shooting in Pratunam. Basant Gakhreja, 45, the distraught elder brother of Dheeraj Gakhreja, 41, received two checks worth one million baht each. Dheeraj died after being hit by a stray bullet. The payout totals…

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Former Police Officer Arrested For Alleged Contract Murder

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Former Police Officer Arrested For Alleged Contract Murder

A former police officer was arrested on Friday for the alleged contract murder of a petrol station owner and wounding his wife in Sa Kaew’s Muang district last month. The 62-year-old suspect, Pansak Mongkolsin, was arrested along with his wife Thanaporn Sukkhojai, 50, at a house in Rayong’s Pluak Daeng district. The couple was interrogated…

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South Korean Fleeced By Chiang Mai Bar Gets A Refund

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South Korean Fleeced By Chiang Mai Bar Gets A Refund

  A karaoke bar in Chiang Mai province on Friday refunded a South Korean customer Bt120,000 after having billed him Bt160,000 for a few hours of service on Tuesday. Jeong Geunbok, 46, agreed to withdraw his police complaint against the Forever karaoke bar after its manager Chaiwat Songchaiwan, 35, showed up at police station and…

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Angry Father Shoots Man In Tesco Lotus After Warning Him To Stay Away From His Daughter

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Angry Father Shoots Man In Tesco Lotus After Warning Him To Stay Away From His Daughter

A Thai father who had repeatedly warned a man to stay away from his daughter shot at him then fired into his pick-up in the parking lot of Tesco Lotus in Nakorn Pathom yesterday. Police captain Wasan Tangtham found a lot of blood in a bakery at Lotus where U-Then had fled following the shooting….

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Iranian In Pattaya Rape Drama Denies Everything And Claims Ex Shaved Her Own Head

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Iranian In Pattaya Rape Drama Denies Everything And Claims Ex Shaved Her Own Head

The Iranian businessman charged with handcuffing and raping his ex girlfriend then shaving her head has denied everything after being interviewed by Pattaya police yesterday. Earlier “Neung”, 21, from Prajinburi, had gone to the cops to claim that she was forced onto a motorbike after the couple met in Walking Street in the early hours…

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Thai Tourist Police Begin Crackdown On 200,000 Overstayers

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Thai Tourist Police Begin Crackdown On 200,000 Overstayers

Thailand’s Tourist Police Chief led a big raid on a call center operation at a northern Bangkok condominium yesterday. It was as much a raid on people who have overstayed as those involved in crime. Surachet Hakpan along with 191 special branch and immigration officers raided the Ban Suan Thon condo in Ratanathibet, Nonthaburi. In…

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