Arrested for Flying Mobile Phones into Prison

February 2, 2012
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Police in Nakhon Ratchasima caught two men, Phongkrit Thipkhokekruad 26, and Phong, 18, using a remote controlled plane to deliver mobile phones and equipment to inmates in Khlong Phai Central Prison in Sikhiu district.

Police say the men were arrested as they assembled a remote-controlled plane modified to deliver mobile phones over the walls of the prison. The plane, which was launched one kilometre away from the prison, was carrying six handsets and three chargers. The men confessed to receiving 20,000 Baht for this job from a man with links to drug dealing inmates.

Sources: Bangkok Post and The Nation

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