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Street racers to be electronically tagged from November

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The use of electronic monitoring tags to keep track of offenders serving home detention will begin in November, and young daredevils on motorcycles roaming the streets and causing trouble are the first target. 

The timetable was unveiled by Justice Minister Chaikasem Nitisiri on Wednesday. The scheme will later be expanded to other prison inmates if the trial on rascally dek waen proves successful.

Electronic monitoring tags fitted to offenders enable authorities to track their position through use of GPS technology and location verification units.

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