A police squad attended an area in front of an international school on bypass number 36 in Nongprue on the 11th of June after they were notified that a group of teenagers were racing their motorbikes on the highway
At the scene police there were over 100 bikers and the police tried to detain them, however one of the hot blooded young men, started shooting bullets at the police.
The officer who was shot is taken to the hospital
The bullets hit one of the officer’s cars and on the rear hood. Senior Sergeant Major Thatpong was shot in the leg and was quickly rushed to hospital it was then that the gang dispersed and even though the officers radioed their colleagues around the area, not one of the bikers was caught.
Banglamung police station superintendent Pol. Col. Somnuk Chanket said that this was totally unacceptable and that firing at an officer of the law was highly punishable, so a special investigation team has been set up to track down the gang who police believe live in the area.