Police have arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly having lured and raped an autistic girl, 10, before returning her to her home in Nong Khai’s Muang district.
Police said Somsak Muang-aram was arrested at 9.30pm on Thursday after he returned the girl to her house in Nong Khai’s Muang district.
The suspect was arrested at 9.30pm his rented house in the same neighbourhood as the girl lived.
Police were alerted by the girl’s mother at 7.30pm that she disappeared at 3.30pm and could not be found.
Somsak admitted that he spotted the girl on a roadside and lured her to a deserted hut behind a village and forced non-consensual acts on her