Arrest warrant issued for man over murder of two after 'dice game dispute'

Breaking News May 20, 2017 10:28

By The Nation

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The Phra Khanong Court on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for a man from Prachuap Khiri Khan province for allegedly shooting dead two men in front of a Bangkok condominium over a dice game dispute on Friday.

The court approved the arrest warrant against Thipakorn Pattana, 46, on charge of murder, possession of an illegal firearm and carrying a firearm in a public place.

Police alleged that Thipakorn killed Somnuek Thongsom, 36, and Winai Yuchai, 39, in front of Nirand Condominium’s S Building on Sukhumvit Soi 93 in Phra Khanong district at 3pm.

A roadside vendor, Boonthanom Chuasung, was injured in the crossfire.

Police said Thipakorn allegedly had a dispute with the two over a dice game.

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