Brave young informant recognized for turning in Thailand’s “Jack The Ripper” suspect


BANGKOK – The young informant who informed authorities about the whereabouts of Thailand’s “Jack the Ripper” has been recognized for his bravery. The information led to an arrest.

Kasidet “Ray” Lert-udom-tham attended his recognition ceremony at the Royal Thai Army General Headquarters in the capital’s Phra Nakhon District, with the Permanent Secretary for Defense, the commanders of the Royal Thai Army, Navy, Airforce and the Chief of Defence Forces accompanying the brave young man.

Kasidet received a plaque of honor for providing information which led to the apprehension of SomkidPoompuang, a serial killer who murdered 6 people.

Kasidet expressed his gratitude to the army for holding the event, while saying that he wants to serve but has not made up his mind which branch of the military to join.