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Interpol issues international alert for Red Bull heir

22 Aug 2017 | 802 View

Interpol issues international alert for Red Bull heir

Interpol has issued an international alert, known as a Blue Notice, to its 190 member countries for Red Bull scion Vorayuth Yoovidhya.

Interpol alert out for Vorayuth

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Interpol recently issued an international alert, known as a Blue Notice, to its 190 member countries for Red Bull scion Vorayuth Yoovidhya, wanted over a hit-and-run case that killed a police officer in 2012, said a police spokesman.

Pol Col Kritsana Pattanacharoen, deputy spokesman for the Royal Thai Police (RTP), said the Interpol move came after police sought cooperation from the international community to locate Mr Vorayuth.

The Blue Notice has been sent to Interpol's 190 member countries to locate, identify or obtain information on the suspect, he said, adding several countries have already responded saying they have no information about him.

A Blue Notice only allows Interpol to determine the location of a suspect so that prosecutors in charge of the case are able to seek his extradition through diplomatic channels.

Thus, the chances of recovering Mr Vorayuth are almost nil before the statute of limitations runs out on Sept 3 on the second of three charges concerning the 2012 accident which left a policeman dead..

Mr Vorayuth faces two charges in connection with the hit-and-run accident killing Thong Lor traffic police officer Wichian Klanprasert in Bangkok's Thong Lor area.

The statute of limitations for another charge of speeding has expired.



: a warning to people to be prepared to deal with something dangerous - การเตือนให้ระวัง


: a matter that is being officially investigated, especially by the police - คดี


: a way of communicating with people or getting something done - ช่องทาง


: an official statement accusing someone of committing a crime - ข้อกล่าวหา


: a group of people who share the same job, interests, religion, etc - สังคม


: about - เกี่ยวกับ


: working together to achieve a result that will benefit all sides - ความร่วมมือ, การทำงานร่วมกัน


: a person whose rank is immediately below that of the leader of an organisation - รอง


: to discover something by examining evidence to or calculate something - กำหนด, ระบุ, แสดงผล


: relating to relations between countries - เกี่ยวกับการทูต


: to come to an end or stop being in use - หมดอายุ


: sending someone accused of a crime back to the country where the crime was committed for trial or punishment - การส่งผู้ร้ายข้ามแดน


: (of a road accident) caused by a driver who does not stop to help - ที่ชนแล้วหนี


: to specify who someone is - ระบุชื่อ

in charge of

: to be in a position of having control over somebody/something; having responsibility for somebody/something - ดูแล, รับผิดชอบ

in connection with

: relating to something - ที่เกี่ยวข้องกับ


: an international organization that enables the police forces of different countries to help each other to solve crimes - องค์การตำรวจสากล


: to officially announce or give out - ออก, ออกประกาศ, ออกคำสั่ง


: to find where someone or something is - หาทำเล,หาที่ตั้ง


: where someone or something is - ที่ตั้ง,ทำเล


: to get something that you want or need, especially by going through a process that is difficult - ได้มา, ได้รับ


: a lawyer whose job is to prove in court that someone accused of a crime is guilty - อัยการ


: to say something as a reaction to something that has been said - ตอบ

sought (past tense of seek)

: tried to get/do something; asked for something - พยายามได้, พยายามได้มา


: a person who speaks on behalf of a group or an organization - โฆษก

statute of limitations

: the legal limit on the period of time within which action can be taken on a crime or other legal question  - อายุความ


: a person who is thought to have committed a crime - ผู้ต้องสงสัย

scion (noun)

: a young member of a family, especially a famous or important one - ทายาท

recover (noun)

: to get something that was lost, stolen, or owed - การนำกลับคืน, การกู้

nil (noun)

: zero; nothing - จำนวนศูนย์