Israeli Man, Banned From Thailand After He Chopped Up his Wife, Keeps Coming Back

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Israeli Man, Banned From Thailand After He Chopped Up his Wife, Keeps Coming Back

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:10 pm

Immigration Police Catch Israeli Convicted of Murder Trying to Re-Enter Thailand for the 5th Time
June 25, 2019
Eli Cohen, now 49, was sentenced to life in prison in December 2004, but was released under royal pardon after seven years and deported back to his homeland.
BANGKOK – Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang, acting commissioner of Thailand’s Immigration bureau has told a press briefing on Monday that immigration officers have apprehended an Israeli man previously convicted of murder at the Rong Kluea border market in Sa Kaeo’s Aranyaprathet district last Tuesday.

Yahel “Eli” Maimon Cohen, 49, was apprehended Tuesday after the immigration police learned he had re-entered Thailand using another passport with a tourist visa.

Mr. Cohen was deported from Thailand after a Royal Pardon on May 15, 2013, and prohibited from re-entering indefinitely, said Pol Lt Gen Sompong.

On Feb 23, 2004, Cohen was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his wife, dismembering her corpse and dumping the chopped up parts, stuffed in a suitcase, in Phadung Krung Kasem canal in Bangkok, said Pol Lt Gen Sompong.

Cohen was eventually released from jail in 2013 after a series of jail term reductions granted to him over the nine years he was serving his sentence, said Pol Lt Gen Sompong. ... -5th-time/
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