Thailand’s fugitive Red Bull heir still wanted for 2012 fatal hit and run charge, which may soon expire
- Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, Thailand’s Red Bull heir and the man who killed a police officer in a hit-and-run incident in 2012, is still wanted for one remaining charge.
- Yoovidhya struck and killed the officer with his Ferrari while speeding through Thong Lor in Bangkok on Sept. 3, 2012.
- Interpol issued a red notice to arrest him after he fled Thailand on a private jet in 2017.
- The criminal charge against Yoovidhya for “cocaine use” had expired due to revisions made to the country’s Narcotics Act of 1979.
- The remaining charge against the fugitive is “reckless driving causing death,” which is expected to expire on Sept. 3, 2027.
- The infamous case is viewed as an example of how Thailand’s elite are able to escape the criminal justice system.
Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, Thailand’s Red Bull heir and the man who killed an officer in a hit-and-run incident in 2012, is still wanted for one remaining charge.
Yoovidhya, the grandson of Red Bull’s co-founder Chaleo Yoovidhya, became a fugitive after he struck and killed police officer Wichian Klanprasert with his Ferrari while speeding through Thong Lor in Bangkok on Sept. 3, 2012.
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An Imgur gallery of cocaine paraphernalia advertisements went viral today on Reddit. The gallery consists of several posters of tools for the once extremely popular drug.
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