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A household in Nonthaburi province discovered refuge at a bus stop after fleeing their dwelling as a consequence of threats from a loan shark who demanded every day curiosity funds. The incident occurred yesterday at 8pm, on February 25, when the household, missing the funds to fulfill the exorbitant curiosity calls for, feared for his or her security.

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Nontranut Promjan, the chairman of the Nonthaburi job drive, visited the positioning upon receiving a tip-off from a involved citizen a few household seen sleeping at a bus stop in entrance of a buying centre on Rattanathibet Street, Bang Kraso sub-district, Muang district. Upon arrival, he found a 49 12 months previous man alongside along with his 40 12 months previous spouse and their 12 12 months previous son, a sixth-grade scholar, taking refuge behind the bus stop signage, reported KhaoSod.

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The person revealed that three months prior, he and his spouse every borrowed 5,000 baht, totalling 15,000 baht, from a casual lender. They have been obligated to pay 300 baht in curiosity every day, which interprets to 100 baht per 5,000 baht borrowed.

This kind of curiosity, often known as floating curiosity, doesn’t cut back the principal quantity owed. Regardless of constantly paying the curiosity, the household discovered themselves unable to fulfill the fee on the due date.

The loan shark’s threats by way of telephone, warning that failure to pay would lead to being forcibly taken away in a van, instilled sufficient concern within the household to make them abandon their dwelling.

Family seeks refuge from loan shark at Nonthaburi bus stop | News by Thaiger
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Following the invention, Nontranut escorted the household to the Rattanathibet Police Station, the place the husband filed a grievance in opposition to the loan shark for intimidation and threats of hurt. The police assured them of their security and escorted the household again to their rented lodging, promising to take care of their safety.

In associated information, cyber police arrested a Thai man in Trang for providing high-interest loans and allegedly coercing debtors into intercourse, resulting in public shaming on social media.

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