DJ accused of killing kitten the same day she adopted it, possibly removing organs

Buckle up for a weird one, folks. A Bangkok DJ is at the center of a highly unusual case being looked at by police, one in which an animal rights group has accused her of killing a cat she adopted — mostly likely within hours of picking it up — and returning a corpse they ...

Crime

Monk to be defrocked, charged with asking for, sending nudes on Facebook

Monk to be defrocked, charged with asking for, sending nudes on Facebook

A disgraced Thai monk will be defrocked and charged today with exposing himself to a woman during a Facebook chat and asking her to send nudes. The victim, identified only as...

Brit, Canadian caught for tagging historic Chiang Mai gate, face 10 years in Thai prison

Brit, Canadian caught for tagging historic Chiang Mai gate, face 10 years in Thai prison

Two young Brit and Canadian nationals were arrested yesterday afternoon after they were identified from CCTV footage as having tagged Chiang Mai’s historic city gate. British...

700 more ‘outlawed foreigners’ arrested, immigration chief vows to deport all who have overstayed their visas in two weeks

700 more ‘outlawed foreigners’ arrested, immigration chief vows to deport all who have overstayed their visas in two weeks

Thailand’s Immigration Bureau today announced that 700 more foreigners with overstayed visas or criminal records have been arrested in the latest roundup, while vowing to deport...

‘Squatter’ ex-husband leaves home in disgusting disarray (PHOTOS)

‘Squatter’ ex-husband leaves home in disgusting disarray (PHOTOS)

A homeowner in Thailand’s historic Ayutthaya province will take legal action on her ex-husband, an alleged squatter who refused to pay rent for almost three years, stole...

Chiang Mai vandals: Netizens demand arrest of 4 tourists who tagged ancient city gate

Chiang Mai vandals: Netizens demand arrest of 4 tourists who tagged ancient city gate

Thai netizens are demanding the arrest of four foreign tourists who were caught on CCTV in the wee hours of this morning vandalizing Chiang Mai’s most famous landmark and...

Former jet-setting monk handed 16 more years for rape of underaged girl

Former jet-setting monk handed 16 more years for rape of underaged girl

Wirapol Sukphol, once known as a jet-setting monk famous for flying on private jets and toting designer bags, was sentenced to 16 more years in prison today for the rape of an...

Senior anti-corruption official pulls gun on another driver inside Chaengwattana Govt Complex (VIDEO)

Senior anti-corruption official pulls gun on another driver inside Chaengwattana Govt Complex (VIDEO)

There was already strong online criticism of a hot-headed man, seen in viral dashcam footage, who pointed a gun at the driver behind him while inside the Chaengwattana Government...

Case Closed: Thai police dismiss British teen’s Koh Tao rape claim

Case Closed: Thai police dismiss British teen’s Koh Tao rape claim

Thai police have dismissed the allegation of a 19-year-old British woman who said she was raped and robbed on Koh Tao, saying there is simply no evidence to support her claim....

Thai man arrested for beating, robbing shopper in Bangkok mall bathroom

Thai man arrested for beating, robbing shopper in Bangkok mall bathroom

A 22-year-old thief was arrested yesterday afternoon for attacking and robbing a middle-aged man inside the restroom at The Mall Bangkapi — a brutal scene that was caught on...


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Behind the facade of the land of smiles, there are some very dark goings-on. Our crime coverage includes stories about drugs, death, scandal and the latest blogger chronicling every corpse in the city. From yaba busts to homicides to black magic being blamed on Thai ghosts, you’ll find all the crime news you need on Coconuts Bangkok. You can always depend on us to update you on the latest breaking news and developments in high-profile court cases and investigations as well.