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Police in Bangkok have arrested a 26 year old baggage handler after a theft from the loaded luggage of a Thai reporter flying back from Samui last week.

Suvarnabhumi baggage handler arrested for theft from Thai reporter | News by Samui TimesThongchai Mana was caught on CCTV and a search of his room in Minburi nailed him.

Some 5,000 baht and a 50 satang weight gold chain were taken from a bag belonging to Phuriphat Bunnin, a Thai Rath TV newsman.

Deputy national police chief General Wirachai Songmetta announced the result of the case at Suvarnabhumi yesterday.

The theft occurred as bags were being unloaded from Bangkok Airways flight PG 104 on January 25th.

Thongchai has admitted the crime and been charged with theft at an airport. He said he acted alone.

Thai Visa / INN

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