Jailbreakers arrested in Isan after 1,270km escape from Surat Thani

Nong Khai Welcome Sign in Isan

Welcome to Nong Khai sign. Photo: Mattes.

SURAT THANI: A couple who had escaped police custody in this southern province were arrested in Nong Khai on Wednesday after travelling more than a thousand kilometres on three stolen motorcycles.

Pol Maj Thepsingha Thepluen, the chief investigator of Tha Chang police station, said Patikarn Thongnongsuan and his wife, Kannikar Riewthongchum, were apprehended on Wednesday at a resort in Phon Phisai district of Nong Khai. They were believed to be planning to cross the border intoto Laos.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Supapong Chaolan

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