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Thai of Indian descent nabbed on drugs charges in Sukhumvit dawn raid

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2 hours ago, InMyShadow said:

Does it really hurt them so much they cant say he was just a Thai? Is visiting the family tree really necessary on a drugs charge..

Kaek will never be Thais, same as farang.

You'd never see Thai of Chinese decent.

Very racist country. I know as I'm in the process of gaining citizenship, and terrible insults, for example when I went to choose a Thai name at the local khet.

 

Btw, the original heading doesn't say Thai, but just Kaek. 

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2 hours ago, seancbk said:

 

Bangkok has a huge Thai/Indian community.   They own about 25% of everything in the city.   They are originally of Indian descent but have been here generations and are fully naturalised as Thais.  

 

Jup and quite a few of them have business relations with malay citizens of indian descent. They marry eachother in order to easily do crossborder business. 

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5 hours ago, transam said:

Strange they never say "Brit of _____descent" innit...:whistling:

 

Not really, it isn't relavent, why do we need to know that this man has an Indian heritage like so many other Thais?  Thailand is basically a land of immigrants, the original people are racially linked to Australian aborigines, the rest are of Mongolian, Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, Burmese, Laos, Cambodian and Vietnamese descent, mainly.

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5 hours ago, ezzra said:

Goodness gracious me, there's a lot of profit in making suits and shirts...

Just been arrested and they've seized his property already. To be divided equally amongst the top officers I assume?

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3 minutes ago, Kieran00001 said:

 

Not really, it isn't relavent, why do we need to know that this man has an Indian heritage like so many other Thais?  Thailand is basically a land of immigrants, the original people are racially linked to Australian aborigines, the rest are of Mongolian, Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, Burmese, Laos, Cambodian and Vietnamese descent, mainly.

That sounds like the UK, but every time a naughty bloke who does not look like a Brit is always called a Brit in news stories in LOS, there is no descent mentioned..

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Sounds like he got greedy and he has ended up in trouble.

He should have stuck to running apartments which so many of these Thais of Indian descent  In the Sukhumvit Road area seem to have done very successfully over the years.

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4 hours ago, jenny2017 said:

 

  The article says something different. Dealing with ice cream? (Article translated into Tinglish by right clicking)

 

      Police raided the lodge. In Soi Sukhumvit 39, the accused is under the narcotics warrant. The expansion of 400 kg of ice cream by the people of Indiandescent along with the expected loss of more than 130 million

The police will take control of Mr. Harriet. Out of the house in Soi Prommit. And to investigate at the Narcotics Police. Throughout the investigation, Harriet has always been a pain in the face.And from checking whether the business is doing business properly or not. And preliminary preparation of the property and commercial property to check

https://www.thairath.co.th/content/1220530

 

  Does anybody have an idea how he became Thai? With so much money on his hands, could he have bought the Thai nationality? Just curious.
 

 

    

he was most likely born thai. there's been indian thais for generations. bought his nationality?? 555

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Every method is a waste of the taxpayers' money. Just sentenced these drug addicts or traffickers to death by hanging is the most effective method. 

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4 minutes ago, transam said:

That sounds like the UK, but every time a naughty bloke who does not look like a Brit is always called a Brit in news stories in LOS, there is no descent mentioned..

 

What does a Brit look like?  It's hardly a race mate!  For example, there have been Iranians in the UK for 500 years!

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1 minute ago, wvavin said:

Every method is a waste of the taxpayers' money. Just sentenced these drug addicts or traffickers to death by hanging is the most effective method. 

 

If they wasted their time and money bringing drug addicts to trial they might not have caught this guy who was funding the importation of large amounts drugs.  For once in Thailands history they are on largely on the right track, taking addicts to rehab and tackling the importation, and the maximum sentence for what is accused of is death anyway, so what is this waste of money you refer to?

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I'm no detective but go to Soi 11 and there's some nefarious characters lurking around there. 

I don't know where they're from but I think it rhymes with Africa..

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4 hours ago, InMyShadow said:

Does it really hurt them so much they cant say he was just a Thai? Is visiting the family tree really necessary on a drugs charge..

Yep they have to shame the foreign blood. Naughty naughty farang, doesn't matter how many years you lived in the country, you still are not Thai !

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7 hours ago, ezzra said:

Goodness gracious me, there's a lot of profit in making suits and shirts...

no wonder that tailor shop never bothered me passing by.

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7 hours ago, jenny2017 said:

 

  The article says something different. Dealing with ice cream? (Article translated into Tinglish by right clicking)

 

      Police raided the lodge. In Soi Sukhumvit 39, the accused is under the narcotics warrant. The expansion of 400 kg of ice cream by the people of Indiandescent along with the expected loss of more than 130 million

The police will take control of Mr. Harriet. Out of the house in Soi Prommit. And to investigate at the Narcotics Police. Throughout the investigation, Harriet has always been a pain in the face.And from checking whether the business is doing business properly or not. And preliminary preparation of the property and commercial property to check

https://www.thairath.co.th/content/1220530

 

  Does anybody have an idea how he became Thai? With so much money on his hands, could he have bought the Thai nationality? Just curious.
 

 

    

There are about 65.000 Indian Thai citizens, most of who have been here for many generations , my guess is that the 1st ones were granted Thai citizenship quite some time ago when they arrived in the 1860's. I have heard that when they 1st arrived here they were given some of the land along what is now Sukhumvit. 

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