Immigration officer said to be involved in kidnapping of tourist

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Immigration officer said to be involved in kidnapping of tourist

Post by buksida » Tue May 22, 2018 7:44 am

A Thai Immigration Police officer was allegedly involved in the abduction of a 39-year-old woman at Suvarnabhumi Airport on the night of May 6 for a Bt15 million ransom, Tourist Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakparn said on Monday.

The victim, identified as Jincai Chen, was abducted by five people upon her arrival from Hong Kong but was safely released to a roadside spot in Bang Na district 14 days later. Four Chinese people, a Thai woman named Wansikan Termthanapat and several other people were involved in the crime, including an unnamed Pol Senior Sergeant Major policeman under the Samut Prakan Immigration Police Office, Surachate said.

Police are seeking arrest warrants but the four Chinese suspects – Wenqui Sun, Ming Song, Dongliang Sun and Meiling Kai – had already fled Thailand, Surachate added.

The gang demanded three million yuan (Bt15 million) for ransom but the victim’s Korean husband, Han Young Lim, who holds Tanzanian nationality, paid just 1.9 million yuan (Bt10 million). When they failed to release Chen, he filed a police complaint on May 18. ... s/30345952

Guess immo are upping the ante on what they consider 'tea money'. :mrgreen:
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Security footage shows tourist being kidnapped at Thai airport

Post by hhfarang » Wed May 23, 2018 10:11 pm

"This is the shocking moment a tourist is brazenly kidnapped inside an airport moments after stepping off a flight.

Jincai Chen, 39, landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 6 in the evening after a short-haul flight from Hong Kong.

But shortly after leaving the plane, she was followed by four Chinese men dressed in black and one Thai woman.

CCTV next to a walkway shows Chen walking with two of the gang, who are holding her by the arms while another in a red shirt is a few paces ahead throughout the abduction.

The gang usher Chen through security checks before two more men dressed in black join the group at the luggage carousel.

Shockingly, police said the gang received help from 10 Thais — including a top immigration cop inside the airport — before demanding 15 million baht ($460,000) in ransom money from Chen’s husband. ..." ... i-airport/
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Re: Immigration officer said to be involved in kidnapping of tourist

Post by handdrummer » Thu May 24, 2018 2:26 am

I would have been screaming "Help" and fighting against them in the airport. Surely that would hav attracted attention. "Do not go gently into that good night."

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Re: Immigration officer said to be involved in kidnapping of tourist

Post by HHTel » Thu May 24, 2018 9:02 am

I did wonder why she went so quietly. Maybe they had some other 'hold' on her.

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