CEO’s driver arrested for stealing priceless photos

Century-old royal pictures stolen during a fireplace and sold off to buyers

CEO’s driver arrested for stealing priceless photos
On Tuesday evening, police in Bangkok made the arrest of think Nava Hongsakul in front of the Royal Thai Police offices. ( Police photo )

An advertising tycoon’s vehicle has been detained by police after allegedly stealing four century-old pictures from his boss’s home in a maiden flames.

Pol Maj Gen Theeradet Thumsuthee, the analytical head of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, reported that police detained Nava Hongsakul, 36, while he was driving a pleasure truck in front of the Royal Thai Police office in Pathumwan city of Bangkok at 2pm on Tuesday.

According to the captain, Mr Nava applied to be a pilot for Krisana Thanomsab, chief executive officer of Belink Media, in 2022. Within a month, the Samut Prakan local was given the command to activate every room in his boss’s Udomsuk Road mansion.

On May 4, a blaze broke out in the home. The Video was shut down as a result of it starting in the electric power control area. The suspect secured the suspect’s boss’ exit from the home.

In the middle of the conflict, the believe then went back to the relocated mansion and robbed four King Rama V photos that were taken approximately 120 years ago. Eventually, the suspect resumed his normal job.

After the fire was put out, the company found out that the pictures, which have imperial signatures and are portion of a family legacy, were lost. He filed a problem with authorities.

Police discovered that photographers in the provinces of Chon Buri, Nakhon Pathom, and Nonthaburi had purchased the images for a total of 100, 000 ringgit.

Pol Maj Gen Theeradet said the suspect confessed that he had sold the pictures, which were considered valuable, online.

The suspect had previously faced legal charges for operating a gambling establishment, according to authorities.

Some of the stolen images. ( Police photo )