Buri Ram teen arrested after fatal brawl at Songkran concert

Around Thailand May 16, 2019 11:00

By The Nation

A Buri Ram teenager was arrested in Samut Prakan on Thursday for allegedly engaging in a brawl during a Songkran celebration that led to the death of another teenager, police said.



Police said Apichart (surname withheld) was arrested under a warrant issued by the Buri Ram Court on April 22 on a charge of collaborating with others to harm another person, causing his death.

He was arrested by officers from the Crime Suppression Division at a factory in Samut Prakan on Thursday morning.

Police said the suspect and his friends watched a Songkran concert at Ban Mai Thai Charoen village in Tambon Bupho in Buri Ram’s Lam Plaimart district. They later got involved in a brawl with a group of teenagers from another village, duration which a rival was killed.

Apichart was handed over to the Thamenchai police station in Buri Ram for further legal actions.

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