2 more suspects arrested for Songkran shootout


BANGKOK, 8 July 2014-The Metropolitan police yesterday arrested 2 more suspects linked to the fatal shooting during Songkran that killed 1 and severely injured another.

The suspects, Wasin ‘Palm’ Sengprasert, 20, and Charnnarong ‘Kui’ Leeprasert, also 20, are two of the 15 wanted on a murder charge, which took place on the evening of April 15th, 2014.

Both men were arrested at a house in Prueksavillage Soi 3 in Lamlukka District, Pathumthani, officials said, adding that the two will be charged with first degree murder, attempted murder, possession of illegal firearms, and carrying firearms in public places.

7 other suspects remain at large, said the police.