Myanmar Man Arrested After Stealing Motorbikes in Phuket

Phuket –

A Myanmar man was arrested in Karon after he stole many motorbikes in Phuket.

The Karon Police told the Phuket Express that on Sunday (February 4th) they arrested Mr. NYINYI HTWE, 32, a Myanmar national. He was arrested near a hill in Kata. The arrest warrant was issued by the Phuket Provincial Court in August of last year, 2023, for him for theft by night.

He reportedly admitted to police that he had stolen many motorbikes in Phuket. He would take motorbikes in which the riders had left the keys in the ignition and then sold the stolen motorbikes in Phang Nga.

He remained in custody as of press time.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.