The man, Levi Ben-David, failed to return to the Ayalon Prison, where he was serving a double life sentence, after a 48-hour leave on September 29, 2000.
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Israel's law authorities believed he was traveling around the world using a fictitious name, after he fled the country with a fake passport.
Thai report on Tuesday's arrest
After almost 11 years, Thai media reported that Ben-David was arrested by the Bangkok Police with his wife. According to the reports, he entered Thailand with a counterfeit Maldivian passport and has two children from his current spouse, who knew about his past.
Thailand plans to extradite Ben-David to Israel soon, the reports stated.
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