The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Phuket airport baggage handlers arrested for theft

PHUKET: Three baggage handlers from Phuket International Airport were arrested yesterday for the theft of items from passengers’ luggage.

crime, police, tourism,


Eakkapop Thongtub

Monday 22 January 2018, 10:08AM


The three baggage handlers are presented along with the stolen items. Photo: Sakoo Police
The three baggage handlers are presented along with the stolen items. Photo: Sakoo Police

Sakoo Police Chief Col Jirasak Sieamsak told The Phuket News yesterday (Jan 21) that Sakoo Police were notified that passengers’ items had been being stolen since December last year.

A team of Sakoo Police led by Lt Col Salan Santisatsanakun together with a team of Phuket Tourist Police led by Maj Eakkachai Siri investigated the incidents and checked CCTV footage,” Col Jirasak said.

Today (Jan 21) Police arrested two suspects; Nirut Saksri, 29 and Manot Nakpijit, 30 both from Phichit. Police then carried out a search of a house in Sakoo and seized several items. Police also found one more suspect; Chakrit Janprasert, 23 also from Phichit,” Col Jirasak explained.

Police seized more than 100 items including laptop computers, mobile phone(s), whisky, watch(es), sunglasses, jewellery and other items,” Col Jirasak explained.

Bollywood

All three suspects admitted to stealing passengers’ items while working as baggage handlers at the airport.,Col Jirasak noted.

Nirut and Manot were charged with carrying forbidden limited items in to the kingdom by not passing the customs process and illegal possession of Category 5 drug (marijuana) while Chakrit was charged with possession of Category 1 drug (ya bah),Col Jirasak said.

The arrests came after victim(s) reported having has items gone missing from their luggage at the airport. In the past police have randomly checked baggage staff and arrested them. Sometimes passengers did not take action against as they stole small items. Sometimes passengers were not sure where they had lost their items.

Following this incident we will increase security. In addition, we will ask baggage handlers and airport staff to join a meeting where it will be explained what will happen to tourism and what the punishments are for these kinds of criminals,” Col Jirasak added.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

Be the first to comment.

The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Premchai again ‘too busy’ to see police

This class society is lost with this "Hi-So untouchable criminals" Not the country, but they themselves rule matters their way. Super uppe...(Read More)


As watch saga drags on, all eyes on NACC

All eyes on NACC...who doesn't give a lick about guilt or innocence...but it's all about face. This line "He has since claimed they belon...(Read More)


Pickleball comes to Phuket

If you are traveling to Phuket with or without your pickleball paddles and balls, you can still play with our equipment at the Phuket Sports and Tenni...(Read More)


Phuket man, 19, injured in high speed collision with power pole

Those pesky power poles keep jumping out in front of people something should be done about them immediately ...(Read More)


First day of traffic lights sees slew of accidents

I read the report and just shake my head what was the driver of the 4x4 thinking ...(Read More)


Car impaled at Chalong Underpass construction site

This is what happens when no rules are enforced and therefore no consequences!...(Read More)


Preaw in court, now denies killing karaoke bar girl

What a waste of air breathing piece of lowlife, the death penalty is too good for her!...(Read More)


Phuket man, 19, injured in high speed collision with power pole

Really nothing to say about fools like this one. All you can really say is that he got what he deserved, but since it wasn't fatal, it will just ...(Read More)


First day of traffic lights sees slew of accidents

regardless of whether the lights were on or not on, doesn't two motorbikes stopped in the road tell you something? LOS Land of superdumb!...(Read More)


New President of the Federation of Phuket Industries announced at AGM

Never heard of them. Anyone? A thai non profit organization supporting Phuket industries? Such as...?...(Read More)

The Phuket News
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2018 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.