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Three year old girl plunges to death from Singapore apartment block

In Flying Sporran, General News, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

From ANDREW DRUMMOND Singapore, August 5 2011 Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Metro, Sun, Independent, Pictures: Andrew Chant  A three year old British girl has plunged to her death from a high rise block in Singapore. Today the parents were in a state of grief. The 3-yr-old girl, who has not been named fell from on the 16TH floor apartment in …

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Feckless Briton deported from Thailand

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From ANDREW DRUMMOND, BangkokJuly 29 2011Sunday Mirror (a very odd edit)A British computer engineer, who was left to languish in a Thai jail, naked, emaciated, chained to the bars and close to death after suffering a mental breakdown, was deported to Britain early today (SAT).Richard Hewitt, 49, had been arrested wandering incoherently in the Thai resort of Pattaya last November after …

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Britain Asks Thai Authorities To DNA Test Professor in Kirsty JonesMurder Enquiry

In Flying Sporran, General News, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

From ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok, July 23 2011 Daily Mail Sunday Express BBC Wales   British police have asked the Department of Special Investigations to DNA test a Thai University professor to rule him out of an investigation into who killed and raped a young Welsh university graduate in Chiang Mai. Officers of Dyfed-Powys Police in Mid-Wales, seeking closure on the brutal …

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Cracking A Nut With A Sledgehammer in Vietnam

In Flying Sporran, General News, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

From Andrew Drummond,Bangkok July 3 2011A British businessman will learn this week if he is to go to jail  in Vietnam at the behest of Irish billionaire millionaire Patrick McKillen – the owner of showcase property worldwide. Peter Laking, 60, from Midhurst, Sussex, will be flown from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi on Wednesday to hear the result of his appeal …

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Three Young Brits Killed Another Injured In Thai bus crash

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From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok June 30 2011 Daily Mail Evening Standard  Three young British men on a gap year trip together were killed outright in Thailand when their tourist coach was involved in a head on collision with another bus. A fourth teenager also travelling with the same group arrived back in London early today suffering from minor injuries and shock. The …

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Writs Fly As Tennis Champs Go To Court Over Thai Millionaires Row Property Deal

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From ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok, June 19 2011  Two former British tennis champions are going to court over a £725,000 investment one made to the other in a multi-million pound project  for a so called ‘Millionaires’ Row’ on the Thai holiday island of Phuket.Former British champion Greg Rusedski claimed he has been back-handed by former British champion David Lloyd and wants to …

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Son of Australian Underworld Boss Surrenders In Sathorn

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From ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok, June 17 2011Adam Freeman – the son of Sydney underworld figure George Freeman – surrendered to Australian Federal Police officers in Bangkok today by arrangement.Freeman, who fled to Thailand, after being linked to a lab which produced 19.5 kg of ecstasy seized by police in Australia last December, handed himself in by prior agreement at the Australian Embassy …

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Horror Film Producer and Biker Drowned Insist Police So Murder Investigation Is Off

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From ANDREW DRUMMOND, Bangkok June 13 2011The sister of a Briton, who was declared drowned in a shallow lake on Koh Samui, has expressed disappointment that a second post mortem has concluded her brother drowned and police will NOT now be continuing with a murder investigation.Eve Deary, 53, from Waverley, Surrey, said that she still believed there may be prima facie evidence …

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Bangkok Adultery Fugitives To Feature on LOCKED UP ABROAD

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A couple who fled to safety in Bangkok after being banged up in the Philippines on adultery charges are to feature in ‘Locked Up Abroad’ on National Geographic Television this week.David Scott, from Swindon, Wilts, and Cynthia Reyes, from Manila, made their break for freedom after colleague Andy Chant and myself took up their case in the media in the UK.At …

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Murder Hunt launched After Thai Police Ruled That Beaten Brit Drowned

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From ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok,  May 30 2011 Thai police today launched a murder enquiry into the death of a Briton on a Thai holiday island after those who conducted a local post mortem covered up his the cause of his death and ruled that he had died by drowning.Police on the island of Koh Samui ruled that Kevin Attew, 57, from Aldershot, …