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Yala policeman killed attempting to arrest drug suspects

A policeman was shot and killed while attempting to arrest youths during a kratom drinks party in Yala's Yaha district Friday night.

Police said Pol Cpl Afnan Yadaha, 25, died at the Yaha district hospital at 11pm.
Afnan and a team of policeman from the Yaha police station were checking a house in Ban Pulae village in Tambon Baro at 9.30pm after they received complaints that a group of teenagers were having a kratom drinks party at the house.
When the teenagers saw police, they ran out of the house in several directions. Afnan followed a group before one of the suspects opened fire on him.

Published : November 10, 2018

By : The Nation