Man steals 5,000 baht handout from kidney affected person

Cheap for kidney illness at a hospital in Nang Rong, close to Buriram, north-east Thailand, has had his 5,000 baht authorities handout stolen – by a relative.
The man, named solely as Narongsak, applied for the aid package, put in place to ease the economic hardship brought on by the Covid-19 outbreak, and requested a member of the family to examine his account at an ATM machine to see if the cash had come through.
Thai Residents stories that the relative, a 34 year old man named solely as ‘Sompong’, checked the account, saw the switch had been made, after which went on to withdraw 3,000 baht for himself.
It’s understood the victim’s sister filed a police report on her brother’s behalf yesterday, after which Sompong offered himself at Nang Rong police station for interview. While under questioning, he initially claimed he’d withdrawn the cash on behalf of the victim, however finally confessed it was for himself. He added that though he was not experiencing any monetary hardship, he couldn’t resist taking the cash once he noticed it sitting in his relative’s account.
It’s understood that Narongsak has forgiven his dishonest member of the family, who’s facing prosecution for theft. He has but to return the 3,000 baht.
The Thaiger recommends not making a behavior of sharing your ATM card and pin number with others

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