The man charged with luring an Indian trader to a fake shop and then stealing a 10-million-baht diamond is a former jewellery trader in Chanthaburi who had closed his business due to losses and gambling addiction, police say.
Police on Saturday took Pipatpongpat Suksawatpipat, 59, for a crime re-enactment at the Bangkok storefront that he had rented for the sole purpose of carrying out the theft.
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