Nakhon Si Thammarat –
The Thai Department of Corrections has increased the amount of a reward from 100,000 baht to 1,000,000 baht for anyone who gives details that lead to the arrest of a prominent escaped prisoner in South Thailand.
Our previous story:
Police are hunting for a Thai prisoner who escaped while he was being treated at a hospital in Nakhon Si Thammarat. The Department of Corrections is offering 100,000 baht to anyone who gives details that lead to the arrest of the escaped prisoner. The Nakhon Si Thammarat Provincial Prison Commander and three officers in the prison have been transferred to the Department of Corrections while an investigation continues into how the prisoner escaped from the hospital and if he had help.
Now for the update:
On Friday (October 27th) the Thai Department of Corrections issued a major announcement. They stated that an investigation on four officers including the commander of Nakhon Si Thammarat Provincial Prison on how the prisoner escaped from a hospital and if he had help will be concluded at the end of this month.
In addition, the reward for anyone who gives details that leads to the arrest of the escaped prisoner has been increased from 100,000 baht to 1,000,000 baht.
For more information about this case please see our prior article above.