The Nation



Alleged 'popcorn' gunman arrested

Police have arrested an alleged "popcorn" gunman in Surat Thani, a day after police obtained an arrest warrant against him.

Assistant Police Commissioner General Winai Thongsong said Wiwat Yodprasit was arrested in Khiriratnikom district in Surat Thani.

Winai said Wiwat did not try to resist the arrest. He will be brought to Bangkok for questioning.

Police alleged that Wiwat used a popcorn bag to partially conceal his rifle when he fired at red-shirt people during a clash in Lak Si on February 1.

The Nation

Comments conditions

Users are solely responsible for their comments.We reserve the right to remove any comment and revoke posting rights for any reason withou prior notice.