Latest int’l sighting of fugitive Red Bull heir is on Interpol wanted notice…finally

Interpol has officially added an online wanted notice for Red Bull heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya in connection with the September 2012 incident in which he allegedly hit and killed a police officer in Thong Lor with his Ferrari and allegedly fled the scene of the crime and, later, escaped justice by leaving the country.

The notice is what Interpol calls a “red notice,” which means: “A request to locate and provisionally arrest an individual pending extradition. It is issued by the General Secretariat at the request of a member country or an international tribunal based on a valid national arrest warrant. It is not an international arrest warrant.”

The Interpol site goes on to say, “Interpol cannot compel any member country to arrest an individual who is the subject of a Red Notice. Each member country decides for itself what legal value to give a Red Notice within their borders.”

According to Khaosod English, the notice has been searchable by law officials since last month, but the public was only able to view it as of Monday.

It notes that Vorayuth is a 35-year-old male from Thailand wanted on charges of: “Reckless driving causing the death of another person, reckless driving causing damages to another person, did not stop to aid the injured person and did not report to the officials, driving under the influence of alcohol causing the death of another person, driving more than the allowed speed limit.”

Though he has been on the run for years and skipped endless court dates to face charges, the first Thai arrest warrant for him was only issued in April of 2017. Some of the charges against him have already expired due to the statute of limitations.

It’s stated at the bottom that the notice is only an extract of Interpol’s full Red Notice for public consumption. It’s imagined that much for information about the case would be available on the full notice if you were an officer of the law properly logged into Interpol.

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