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Phuket Police Hunt Houdini Prisoner Who Escapes from Hospital Handcuffs

Phuket Police Hunt Houdini Prisoner Who Escapes from Hospital Handcuffs

Friday, December 18, 2015
PHUKET: A prisoner who escaped from handcuffs in hospital to freedom on Phuket today is not considered dangerous, police said.

Nimid Jaindamani, 45, fled his bed at Vachira Phuket Hospital about 4am, according to prison officials.

''He was usually locked in a pair of handcuffs linked to the bed but someone had sawed through the cuffs,'' Phuketwan was told.

Khun Nimid was arrested on fraud charges on April 25 and had been awaiting trial.

Because of TB and a respiratory complaint, he was lodged in the Phuket City hospital on September 28 and had been there ever since.

Escapes by prisoners from hospital on Phuket are not unknown.

Escapes from the jail itself have also been attempted but without success.


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Handcuffing a magician..

Posted by Betel on December 18, 2015 17:50


His accomplice had time to saw through the cuffs (no mean feet by the way) without detection. Meaning he wasn't supervised. While chained to a bed...

Reminds me of a case, also at Vachira, not so long ago when an elderly westerner was tied to his bed and abandoned by staff. That poor man thought he was going to die.

I'm just saying, Vachira is a "government" operation...

Posted by CaptainJack on December 19, 2015 12:00

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