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Bangkok cabbie robs passenger of Bht3.6 MILLION

Police is hunting for a Bangkok cabbie who allegedly stole valuables worth more than Bt3.6 million from a Chinese businessman early on September 1.

Rubber exporter Zhong Ai said he had been out drinking with friends in the Royal City Avenue area, and hailed a cab to take him home at 5 am.

However, he fell asleep in the cab and found himself on the roadside in Soi Ekamai 12 at 7 am.

He also realized that all his valuables had gone missing including a Bt2.3 million Patek Philippe watch, a Bt1 million diamond ring, a Bt200,000 wedding ring, two cellphones and Bt30,000 in cash.

Police are checking the CCTV camera footage along the route to track the cabbie’s movements and has called on anybody who may have information to step forward and help bring the alleged thief to justice.