Red Bull scion hit-and-run

STARTING DATE: 28 Jul 2020

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TOTAL UPDATE: 55 STORIES

Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, a grandson of the billionaire who invented Red Bull, hit a policeman on Sept 3, 2012, dragging his body more than 100 metres. He has yet to be charged.

Red Bull scion hit-and-run
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Boss implicated

Police will be asked to consider the statements of two expert witnesses who insisted Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya was driving at high speed.

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Boss implicated
4 Aug 2020

Boss back in crosshairs

Prosecutors recommend re-investigation into possible charges of cocaine abuse, reckless driving causing death for Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya.

4 Aug 2020 113
Boss back in crosshairs
4 Aug 2020

'Boss' case

PM Prayut Chan-o-cha instructed the independent panel examining the 2012 hit-and-run case against Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya to see whether it can be revived.

4 Aug 2020 37
'Boss' case
3 Aug 2020

Body seized

PM orders seizure of body, new autopsy for crash victim who was key witness in Red Bull scion's hit-and-run case.

3 Aug 2020 40
Body seized
3 Aug 2020

Justice needs salvaging after fatal crash

There is an old Thai saying which goes along the lines of: "A dead elephant cannot be covered by lotus leaves."

3 Aug 2020 37
Justice needs salvaging after fatal crash
2 Aug 2020

Body seized

PM orders seizure of body, new autopsy for crash victim who was key witness in Red Bull scion's hit-and-run case.

2 Aug 2020 36
Body seized
2 Aug 2020

Calls for reform

The prosecutors' decision not to press the final and most serious charge against the Red Bull scion has sparked public outrage leading to calls for reforms.

2 Aug 2020 93
Calls for reform
2 Aug 2020

Activist urges Boss drugs probe

Social activist Srisuwan Janya has urged the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to initiate a probe into alleged dereliction of duty against police who did not press a drug use charges against Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhaya in the 2012 hit-and-run case.

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1 Aug 2020

Cops back on Boss' trail

Police plan to use medical information that the chemical substances found in the blood of Vorayuth Yoovidhya could be a result of the use of cocaine to see if they can press a charge against him.

1 Aug 2020 139
Cops back on Boss' trail
1 Aug 2020

Boss saga a critical test for justice system

The more the media digs into the fatal hit-and-run involving Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, the more we see ugly twists and turns, especially as some state authorities are trying to get the wealthy man off the hook.

1 Aug 2020 46
Boss saga a critical test for justice system