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Chiang Mai

Nearly 4,000 Inmates Infected With COVID in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI, May 17 (TNA) – The biggest cluster of inmates with COVID-19 is at the Chang Mai Central Prison in the northern province where as many as 3,929 inmates had the disease. Local authorities including Chiang Mai governor Charoenrit Sa-nguansat and Maj Gen Thanatpol Kosaisewi, deputy commander of the Third Army, confirmed the figures […]Read More


1,104 more inmates of Thonburi Prison found with COVID-19 on

1,104 more confirmed COVID-19 cases have been found in Thonburi Remand Prison today (Sunday), in addition to the 1,219 cases reported in three prisons yesterday, 506 cases in Klong Prem prison on Friday, and 2,835 cases reported in two prisons on Wednesday, according to the Corrections Department. According to the department’s press release today (Sunday), […]Read More


Bangkok Remand Prison Sealed Off

BANGKOK, May 13 (TNA) – The Corrections Department sealed off all areas in the Bangkok Remand Prison and applied video conferences for detention procedures. Ayut Sinthopphan, director-general of the Corrections Department, said the measure was implemented as 2,833 inmates at the Bangkok Remand Prison and the Women Central Correctional Institution were infected with COVID-19. Full […]Read More


Thousands of inmates infected with COVID-19

Nearly 3,000 inmates at Bangkok’s two main prisons — Bangkok Remand Prison and the Central Women’s Correctional Institution — have been found to be infected with Covid-19. Corrections Department director-general Aryut Sinthoppan revealed the 2,835 infections on Wednesday after democracy activist Panusaya Sithijirawatta­nakul marked her release on bail by telling her Facebook followers that she […]Read More


Man fresh out of prison run over by train in

SONGKHLA: A man released from prison only two days previously ran in front of a freight train and was killed, in Hat Yai district on Sunday evening, police said. Pol Capt Suchart Kaewrat, a duty officer, said the incident occurred about 5.45pm about 300 metres from Hat Yai railway station. Full story: Bangkok Post Assawin […]Read More

Chiang Mai

144 inmates infected at Chiang Mai prison

A field hospital has been set up in Zone 6 of the Chiang Mai prison after 144 new prisoners and two officials were found to have been infected with Covid-19, Corrections Department director-general Aryut Sinthoppan said on Monday. Mr Aryut said the new infections were detected between April 12-22 while new prisoners were put in […]Read More


Prison visits halted nationwide after inmates found to be infected

The Corrections Department has suspended visits to prisoners and detainees in all prisons, from Monday until May 5th, after over 100 prisoners and prison officials in Narathiwat and Surat Thani provinces were found to be infected with COVID-19. The department has also imposed other measures to prevent the spread of the virus. No prisoners will […]Read More


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

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 […]Read More