Man arrested for frenzied street murder of pickup passenger

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The Bangkok Post

KANCHANABURI: A man has surrendered to police to face a charge of murdering a passenger in his mother’s car, who was chased down by a motorcyclist and shot dead in Muang district on Monday morning. Relatives accompanied Sitthichai Mankhong, 29, a local government employee, to surrender to Pol Lt Gen Thanayut Wutthicharasthamrong, commissioner of Provincial Police Region 7, around 4pm on Monday. The victim, Ampol Bungthong, 27, native of Phetchabun province, was shot 10 times, in the head and body, with a 9mm pistol, police said. Ampol was a passenger in a pickup truck driven by Rojana Cheewee,…

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