Chakthip: Police trying hard to find Red Bull scion

In this 2012 file photo, Vorayuth Yoovidhya is escorted to the Thong Lor police station for interrogation, hours after a crash that killed a police officer. (Bangkok Post file photo)

Police cannot confirm whether they can bring to trial Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, the suspect in a hit-and-run case, on the charge of not helping a crash victim before the statute of limitations expire in 24 days, according to the police chief.

Pol Gen Chakthip Chaijinda said on Friday police were trying hard to determine the location of the Red Bull energy drink scion, who fled Thailand in April.

“It’s not easy to track him and we can't say with absolute certainty which country he is in right now,” he said.

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