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No tube in truck, guard tells cops

Reward for return of missing caesium-137 doubles

Police have questioned a security guard working at the steam power plant in Prachin Buri’s Sri Maha Phot district where a bulky tube containing radioactive caesium-137, a highly hazardous isotope, went missing.

As the search for the missing metal tube has continued for over a week now, the provincial administrative office has doubled the reward being offered to anyone who provides information leading to its discovery. The reward is now set at 100,000 baht.

The security guard told investigators during questioning that he had taken a pickup truck on Feb 11 to be washed at a car care shop, but there was no heavy metal tube in the truck bed as the car care shop people claimed.

The police let the guard go…

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