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Killer of rich Dutchman caught in Phrae after 13 years

A former municipal councillor sentenced to death in absentia for the murder of a wealthy Dutchman, in collusion with the victim’s wife and brother, has been arrested in Phrae province after 13 years on the run. Crime Suppression Division police arrested Anupong Suthani, 54, in tambon Wang Thong of Muang district of the northern province […]Read More

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Land mine blows off man’s foot in Phrae

PHRAE: A man lost his right foot when he stepped on a land mine while cutting bamboo in a forest in Den Chai district on Monday morning. Pol Lt Col Soranakom Kukkong, of Den Chai police station, said the incident occurred at about 8am in a community forest near Ban Huay Kut in tambon Den […]Read More

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Missing Briton and Thai wife found dead, buried in fruit

An elderly Englishman and his Thai wife who were reported to have gone missing mysteriously from their home in Muang district of the northern province of Phrae on September 19 have been found dead buried in their own fruit orchard in the district. Using a backhoe to dig into a spot in the orchard owned […]Read More

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Man with sight, hearing difficulties killed by train in Phrae

A man with hearing and sight difficulties was hit and killed by the Denchai-Bangkok train while crossing the track in Phrae’s Denchai district on Friday morning. Police said Charan Kaewbia, 58, was killed at a rail crossing in Moo 9 village in Tambon Huay Rai in Denchai district shortly after the train left the Denchai […]Read More

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Fully loaded tanker overturns, burns, driver killed

PHRAE: A tanker loaded with 42,000 litres of petrol overturned and burst into flames on a hill road while making a delivery to Laos, killing the driver, on Monday morning. The accident, on the main road linking Phrae and Nan provinces, was reported to Phai Tone police station in Rong Kwang district around 6am. Full […]Read More

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Three caught, 1m speed pills, 10kg of crystal meth seized

PHRAE – Three men were arrested and more than 1 million speed pills and 10kg of crystal methamphetamine seized in two simultaneous operations in Wang Chin district on Wednesday. A team of police signalled a suspected pickup truck for a search at Dong Yang checkpoint on Den Chai-Si Satchanalai Road in Wang Chin district of […]Read More

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Mutilated crash victim found on Phrae road side

PHRAE — The mutilated body of a man, believed to have been crushed to death in an accident, was found at a U-turn in Muang district late on Friday night, police said. Pol Lt Sonthaya Chaiyawan, a Muang police duty officer, said that at about 10pm he was contacted by villagers who found the body […]Read More

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Massive drug haul hidden in truck filled with cabbages

Police have arrested two men in Phrae province after uncovering a massive shipment of illegal drugs hidden in a truck filled with cabbages. As many as 858,000 methamphetamine pills and about 36 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine were found in bags hidden among piles of cabbage in the six-wheeled truck, which was intercepted at a police […]Read More