Japanese gangster arrested for allegedly stealing 2 million baht in gold from Bangkok store

No questions asked robbed a gold store at Bangkok shopping centre, taking off with 975 grams of gold valued at around 2 million baht. Police say the suspect is concerned with Japanese “Yakuza” crime syndicates.
The Royal Palace Police Station acquired a report on Monday from a gold store Thong Suay at The Old Siam Shopping Plaza, claiming that a Japanese buyer ran off with gold. The store reported to the police that they made an appointment with the Japanese man to trade gold.
The merchandise they agreed on had been two gold bricks weighing 303 grams every, two gold bricks weighing 152 grams every, and a gold brick weighing 76 grams. While the gold shop was engaged on the paperwork for the commerce, the Japanese man allegedly grabbed the gold bricks and fled the scene by taxi.
The officers from the Royal Palace Police Station, together with the Investigation Sub-division of Metropolitan Police Bureau’s Division 6 and Immigration Bureau’s Division 1, worked collectively and arrested the suspect yesterday whereas he was strolling on Siri Phong Road in Bangkok. The police also searched his lodging on Sukhumvit Soi sixteen and located the gold bricks.
The suspect claimed that he and the gold store proprietor had been doing business collectively, including that he planned to import gold from Laos to fabricate and sell in Thailand. Remote investigated and say they discovered that he was a Yakuza gangster who has been travelling out and in of Thailand for the past three years..

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