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Newly-wed thief out of luck

A young man in urgent need of a dowry robbed a couple who won the first prize lottery but was caught by police just a day later after being spotted lurking about the victims’ village in his truck.

Nisit ‘Aun’ Triphoom

Thai Charoen district police in Yasothon province nabbed Nisit “Aun” Triphoom, 23, after he robbed the home of Thong-on Anukulpracha, 54, and his wife Mud Anukulpracha, 53, on Oct 19.

The farming couple in July last year won the first prize lottery prize of 12 million baht to great fanfare nationwide. When Ms Mud heard she had won, she fainted, and relatives had to bring her around with first aid.

Media reports say Mr Nisit, an electrician who had married his girlfriend, Sudarat “Aon” Senakoon, 19, two days before, recalled the publicity, figured they must still have plenty of money, and together with Ms…

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