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ELDERLY THAI MAN PURPOSELY STEALS TO GO JAIL AS HE IS STARVING

At 3:30 p.m. on July 27, a reporter from a Thai media revealed the most tragic story. 

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When the radio centre of Sattahip Police Station received a notice from Mr Wirawat Kosirivalanon, The owner of Siri-Osoth Pharmacy he said that a man has been caught stealing. 

The perpetrator was Mr Pichit, 60, who was standing and surrendered. He accepted the fact that an offence has been made.

The man stole a bar of soap, priced at 17 baht, 3 bars for 51 baht (SGD$2), and the shop owner was baffled by the incident of stealing soap in a drugstore.

Starving

During initial investigations, the perpetrator refused to reveal his reasons for stealing.

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While some citizens who saw the incident had pity has offered to help pay the shop in exchange for letting him walk away. But Mr Pichit did not care for the charity and refused the help. 

He said that he is ready to admit that the reason for his theft was to actually wanting to go to jail. “Outside, there is no job. have to live in starvation In prison, there are 3 meals to eat, accommodation, and friends by side when lonely”

This bizarre case has gone viral and many people have stepped in with some offering donations while others offering him a job.

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