Published: Dec 15, 2021
Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin met with ministry deputy permanent secretary Sahakarn Petchnarin, Department of Correction’s director-general Ayuth Sintoppant and other department executives on Wednesday, taking note that more prisoners were escaping than before chiefly because they were in a quarantine area.
Published: Jun 21, 2020
Former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn was transferred to a solitary cell after Bangkwang Central Prison officials learned of an alleged escape plan that involved taking the prison chief's wife hostage and escaping in a helicopter.
Published: May 13, 2018
As the manhunt continued on Sunday for two drug inmates who escaped from a provincial prison in Sukhothai on Saturday evening, the Corrections Department chief has given the prison director 48 hours to re-capture them or face a transfer.