Thai police probe why Red Bull heir hit-and-run case dropped

In Thailand, several investigations have been launched, including one by a parliamentary committee, after charges were dropped against the Red Bull heir in a fatal hit-and-run case.

Thai police have launched an internal investigation into their handling of a high profile hit-and-run case.

There has been public outcry over a perceived culture of impunity for the rich after charges were dropped against the grandson of the creator of the Red Bull energy drink.

Eight years ago, he fled Thailand after a fatal crash in which a police officer was killed.


Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.