Motorcyclist nabbed for late-night theft of Ganesha statue

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Police apprehended a younger motorcyclist who stole a brass statue of the Hindu deity Ganesha from the entrance of a outstanding shopping center. The suspect claimed a non secular reference to the deity, insisting he solely meant to worship the determine as a consequence of its inspirational qualities.

Regardless of his story sounding implausible as we speak, the police staff led by Police Colonel Peerapong Rawangban, Chief of Suphan Buri Provincial Police, and his deputies arrested the 24 yr previous suspect together with the stolen brass statue, broadening the case’s narrative past mere theft.

The incident unfolded on April 7, when the suspect, Thachanon, pushed by what he described as a divine inspiration, took the Ganesha statue, which measured 16 inches extensive and 26 inches tall. He confessed throughout interrogation that his intention was to not steal however to create a mould from the statue for his worship earlier than returning it.

Thachanon admitted to already being a devotee of Ganesha and claimed he had no plans to promote the statue. Using his bike within the early hours, motivated by deep religion, he took the statue and later claimed to have a mystical potential to speak with the deity, a notion he felt others discovered nonsensical and exhausting to grasp, reported KhaoSod.

Police Colonel Peerapong revealed that after the shopping center reported the lacking brass Ganesha, the investigative staff from Suphan Buri Provincial Police labored tirelessly to trace down leads. Their efforts culminated in Thachanon’s arrest and the statue’s return to the mall.

Thachanon now faces prices of theft throughout nighttime hours, with authorized proceedings to observe.

In associated information, a Udon Thani house owner was left in shock when he returned to search out his luxurious residence ransacked by a brazen thief.

Among the many stolen objects are components from a cherished Rolls-Royce inherited from the house owner’s grandparents. The incident, which happened within the Soi Jintakam space, is at present below police investigation.

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