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Police arrest drug trafficking family, seize 200m baht assets

IN COORDINATED raids across four provinces Narcotics Suppression Bureau police arrested a drug trafficking family and seized 200 million baht worth of assets from them, INN News and Sanook.com reported this morning (August 5, 2020). Arrested were the couple, Mr. Sawang and Mrs. Wanphen, and also his two sons on drug trafficking charges after raids

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Giant waves hammer part of Khao Lak

EVEN AS northern Thailand and Myanmar continue to feel the impact of tropical storm Sinlaku which has downgraded into a low-pressure cell in the south the strong southwesterly monsoon battered a two-kilometre stretch of Khao Lak tourist coastal strip in Phang Nga province with seven-metre-high waves slamming in and flooding resorts and restaurants, INN News

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Panel wants Red Bull heir case reexamined for speeding plus cocaine use

By Bhuva Chira, Sanook.com THE PUBLIC prosecutors working group has cleared the Deputy Attorney-General of any wrongdoing for ordering the withdrawal of charges  against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya but also opined that the case be reexamined on grounds cocaine use and new evidence on speeding, Sanook.com reported today (August 4, 2020). Wichian Klanprasert, a police officer

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Prayut orders withholding of star witness’s dead body

AS FUROR continues to escalate over the withdrawal of charges against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya in the hit-and-run case that led to a policeman’s death in September 2012, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (August 2) ordered that the body of the star witness be withheld for autopsy, Naewna newspaper reported. Ms. Traisulee Traisoranakul, deputy spokesman of

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Influential municipal councillor’s son held on drug charge

ARRESTED together with an accomplice at 2 p.m. today (August 1) was the son of a well-known Ubon Ratchathani municipal councillor on drug trafficking charges after a total of 72,000 tablets of methamphetamine (Speed) was found in their possession, Naewna newspaper reported. The Border Patrol Police Unit 227 together with police and soldiers from various

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