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Cabbie who bilked tourist loses licence

Main Taxi stand of Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok

Main Taxi stand of Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Photo: Mattes.


THE LAND Transport Department yesterday revoked the driving licence of the taxi driver who charged a Swiss traveller Bt6,000 for a ride from Suvarnabhumi Airport to a hotel on Sathon Road. The action was taken after a complaint went viral.

Director-general Sanit Promwong said Pipatpol Jaikam was ordered to report yesterday for questioning by the department and Tourist Police.

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