10-year countdown starts on final 'Boss' charge

Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya enters a London residence on April 5 of this year. Thai law enforcement officials say they don't know where he is now. (AP Photo)

Thai authorities still have 10 more years to arrest Red Bull scion Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya but they will have just one crime left to charge him with after Sunday, when the statute of limitations on the third of four offences runs out.

The billionaire heir to the Red Bull fortune has remained free for five years, ever since a police officer on a motorcycle was dragged to his death by a speeding Ferrari near the Yoovidhya home in Bangkok's Thong Lor district.

On Sunday the five-year statute of limitations will expire on a charge of failing to stop and help an accident victim and inform police. The one-year statute of limitations on two other charges -- speeding and reckless driving, and causing damage to property -- expired in September 2013.

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