Malaysian police requested to arrest fireworks warehouse owners

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The tragic incident at Ban Muno in Sungai Kolok district, leaving more than 100 others injured while four police officers from the Muno Police Station were transferred to inactive posts pending the investigation on allegedly taking monthly kickbacks up to 100,000 baht.

The police have issued arrest warrants for the owners of the fireworks warehouse in Narathiwat and will seek help from the Malaysian police to arrest them after the explosion at the warehouse killed 12 people and left many others injured on July 29.

The tragic incident at Ban Muno in Sungai Kolok district, leaving more than 100 others injured.
Four police officers from the Muno Police Station were transferred to inactive posts pending the investigation on allegedly taking monthly kickbacks up to 100,000 baht.



The arrest warrants for the couple owners of the warehouse after they failed to show up for questioning as scheduled. Both suspects have fled to a neighboring country. Efforts to coordinate with the Malaysian authorities are ongoing to track down and bring the suspects to justice.

Narathiwat governor, Sanan Pongaksorn led army personnel to repair and rebuild the damaged houses affected by the explosion.



Local residents are currently residing in less damaged parts of their homes, while others have sought refuge with their relatives or at shelter centers.

Meanwhile, Caretaker Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha will visit villagers affected by the fireworks explosion in Narathiwat on Friday. (TNA)

The arrest warrants for the couple owners of the warehouse after they failed to show up for questioning as scheduled while both suspects have fled to a neighboring country.