In­ter­pol chases run­ning Red Bull

The Observer - - NEWS WORLD -

IN­TER­POL has is­sued a no­tice for the ar­rest of a bil­lion­aire Red Bull heir af­ter the hit-run death of a Bangkok po­lice of­fi­cer in 2012. Vo­rayuth Yoovid­hya (pic­tured) fled Thai­land for Sin­ga­pore in April just be­fore au­thor­i­ties is­sued a war­rant af­ter he re­peat­edly failed to meet pros­e­cu­tors. A Thai po­lice spokesman said In­ter­pol had is­sued a Red No­tice – a global re­quest to ar­rest an in­di­vid­ual pend­ing ex­tra­di­tion. Mr Yoovid­hya, 32, is a grand­son of the co-founder of the world’s most pop­u­lar en­ergy drink. The Red Bull brand is val­ued at

$14 bil­lion.

PHOTO: AP

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