Austrian torturing rich adoptive mum nabbed in Thailand

An Austrian accused of kidnapping and torturing his adoptive mother has been arrested in Thailand.Philipp H. is suspected of locking up and tormenting Viennese Hannelore H. at a cellar in Hurghada, Egypt, in a bid to get her to sign over her property to him. He reportedly received around one million Euros in real estate and cash from his adoptive mother.The suspect fled to Thailand after the wealthy 68-year-old woman managed to escape his clutches around one and a half years ago.Now special investigators have arrested him in the holiday resort of Pattaya where he lived with a Thai woman. Authorities confirmed today (Weds) that the 28-year-old man is in custody and faces extradition to Austria.