Five youths arrested for using FB to organise road races
Tourist Police and Samut Prakan police have arrested five young men for allegedly using their Facebook page to organise motorcycle racing on Samut Prakan roads.
Deputy Tourist Police chief Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal announced the arrests at a press conference at the Samut Prakan police head office on Friday night.
The five suspects were identified as Ashita Mongkolcharoen, 19, the administrator of the Dunlo Samut Prakan page, and four alleged accomplices – Warut Uammalee, 24, Jitkorn Somkrabuan, 20, Chai (not real name), 18, and Raj (not real name), 17.
Surachet said the page, which has 8,437 followers, has been used to encourage road racing among youngsters in Samut Prakan and neighbouring Bangkok.