Chuwong case

STARTING DATE: 29 Aug 2015

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TOTAL UPDATE: 59 STORIES

Chuwong Sae Tang, a billionaire contractor, was found dead in the front seat of a car driven by former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn in Bangkok on July 26, 2015.

Chuwong case
LATEST
25 Aug 2022

Sentence upheld

Court of Appeal upholds the Criminal Court ruling that sentenced to death former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn for the murder of a billionaire.

25 Aug 2022 4
Sentence upheld
1 Jul 2022

Death sentence

The Appeals Court has sentenced a former deputy minister of commerce to death, instead of life imprisonment as earlier imposed, for the murder of a judge's brother.

1 Jul 2022 41
Death sentence
21 Jan 2021

Banyin gets death penalty

The Criminal Court has sentenced to death former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn for the murder of billionaire construction-firm owner Chuwong Sae Tang in a staged car crash in 2015.

21 Jan 2021 1
Banyin gets death penalty
20 Jan 2021

Death sentence

Former commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn gets capital punishment for murdering tycoon Chuwong Sae Tang six years ago, and staging a car accident to cover it up.

20 Jan 2021 15
Death sentence
27 Dec 2020

Prison break plan

Former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn was sentenced to death. But due to his useful testimony, his penalty was reduced to life imprisonment.

27 Dec 2020 7
Prison break plan
15 Dec 2020

Death penalty

A court sentences former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn to death, with the penalty reduced to life in prison for useful testimony.

15 Dec 2020 19
Death penalty
3 Dec 2020

Man jailed for Chuwong murder 'lies'

The Bangkok North Municipal Court on Wednesday sentenced a businessman for lying to police during an investigation into a murder case allegedly involving former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn.

3 Dec 2020 9
2 Jul 2020

Banyin’s son denies links to prison break plan

The son of disgraced former government official Banyin Tangpakorn has denied any involvement in his father’s alleged plan to break from Bangkok Remand Prison.

2 Jul 2020 2
Banyin’s son denies links to prison break plan
23 Jun 2020

Banyin's escape plot

Investigators will issue arrest warrants for three people said to be involved in an alleged jailbreak plan involving a former deputy commerce minister.

23 Jun 2020 22
Banyin's escape plot
22 May 2020

In denial

Former deputy commerce minister Banyin pleads not guilty to the abduction and murder of the elder brother of the judge who handled his trial for the theft of shares worth B300m.

22 May 2020 35
In denial