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Swede arrested in Bangkok for threatening public officials

A Swedish man with a Thai wife was arrested in Don Muang yesterday on charges that he has threatened public officials in Sweden and Thailand over many years.

swede-arrested-in-bangkokJohn Patrick Kjellstrom, 45, was found at his home in Soi Weluwanaram 36 yesterday afternoon. He lived there with his Thai wife, reported Thairath.

The arrest follows representations about intimidation with menaces made against the public prosecutor in Stockholm as well as Thai customs officials.

Further details of what this referred to were not reported but the alleged offences were said to have been committed over many years.

The suspect had entered Thailand in 2007 via the airport in Phuket and was on overstay. He was detained pending prosecution.

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