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Update: Ex-cop commits suicide after killing over 30 at child care centre

A FORMER policeman drove up in a pickup truck to a child care centre in Nong Bua Lamphu province this afternoon (Oct. 6) and opened fire at both adults and children there killing over 30 with the majority being children, Sanook.com said. It was later reported that the suspect, Pol. Lt. Col. Panya Khamrab, a […]

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Tourist policeman nabbed while taking bribe from entertainment venue

  A TEAM of policemen mounted a sting operation to arrest a Tourist Police Bureau officer and his civilian accomplice moments after he took 100,000 baht bribe from an entertainment venue owner in Nonthaburi province last night (July 7), Naewna newspaper said. A Special Weapons and Tactics Squad (SWAT) team from the Provincial Administration Department […]

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Death sentence for Joe Ferrari reduced to life in prison

THE Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases this morning (June 8) sentenced Pol. Col. Thitisan Uttanaphon, aka Superintendent Joe Ferrari, and six of seven of his subordinates to death for intentionally torturing a drug suspect to death with two plastic bags but this was commuted to life imprisonment because of mitigating circumstances, Sanook.com […]

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Cocaine use charge against Red Bull heir expiring this year

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL has issued a statement expressing concern that the statute of limitations on cocaine use charge against Red Bull heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, who is wanted in a hit-and-run incident that led to a policeman’s death in Bangkok on September 3, 2012, expires on September 3 this year and it will no longer […]

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Wisanu: Speeding cop is allowed to ordain as a monk

  AMID a storm of criticism that the policeman who rammed his big bike at a female doctor on a zebra crossing killing her has now been allowed to ordain as a monk, Deputy Prime Minister Wisanu Krua-Ngam stepped in to clarify that he is allowed to do so because even the clergy can testify […]

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Dad heartbroken after speeding cop hit and killed female doctor

  THE father of a female doctor who died after being hit by a policeman speeding down a Bangkok road on a big bike is heartbroken at her death as he himself just retired from the medical profession and had big hopes of her following his footsteps in the field, Sanook.com said this afternoon (Jan. […]

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Death of traffic policeman on expressway under thorough investigation

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters LAST NIGHT’S EVENT IN WHICH a traffic policeman was killed after he suddenly flew off his motorcycle on a Bangkok expressway, hit a power pole, fell into a swamp and drowned is being thoroughly investigated, police said today (Dec 22). The traffic policeman, identified as Pol. Cpl. Paphawin Chankaeo, 31, […]

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Dismissed cop who guarded Yingluck gets promoted

A POLICE colonel who had been dismissed for accompanying fugitive former prime ministers Thaksin Shinawatra and Yingluck Shinawatra to watch the 2018 World Cup in Russia but later reinstated upon appeal has now be promoted to the rank of deputy commander, INN News and Sanook.com said today (Nov. 16). This came to light when the […]

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Policeman commits suicide over debt problems

  A POLICEMAN in Kalasin province who was saddled with heavy debts tried to shoot his wife twice before shooting himself to death at 3 a.m. this morning (Oct. 31), Siam Rath newspaper said. Just after Pol. Sgt. Maj. Mahitidet Klangpraphan, 50, who was attached to Kalasin Police Department, committed suicide, Pol. Lt. Col. Suksawad […]

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Policeman fires warning shot at foreigner, badly injures noodle vendor

A DRUNK policeman pulled out his pistol and fired a warning shot to threaten a foreigner in front of a well-known nightclub at Patong beach in Phuket then fired two shots at a young noodle vendor who had stepped in to help, Thai Rath newspaper said today (Feb. 23). The shooting occurred just before dawn […]

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