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Ex-prisoner stabs 3 people when asked to put on a mask at Bangkok shopping mall

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An ex-prisoner is back in custody after stabbing 3 people at a Bangkok shopping mall when he was asked to put on a face mask. A report in Nation Thailand says the 33 year old man has been incarcerated at Chiang Mai prison 3 times for robbery offences.

It’s understood that when a security guard at The Mall, in the Ngam Wong Wan area of Bangkok, asked the man to wear a face mask, the ex-convict went crazy. Police were notified of a stabbing attack in which 2 security guards and a delivery man were injured. All 3 have been sent to Bangkok’s Nonthavej Hospital for treatment.

The perpetrator is in police custody, with initial reports saying he’d been charged with attempted murder. Police also found a medical card on the man that identifies him as an HIV patient.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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    Jeff

    Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:19 pm

    There’s no reason whatsoever to allow people like this to continue wasting oxygen.

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    Toby Andrews

    Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:32 pm

    Was he one of the prisoners they let out due to prison overcrowding?

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    Issan John

    Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    No shortage of crazies, like anywhere else, but the first time I’ve heard of a Thai even complaining about wearing a mask.

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    Maag

    Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:41 pm

    Back to quarantine for this asshole !

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    John

    Monday, October 5, 2020 at 1:35 pm

    3rd tume in jail should be already dwath sentence – trahs like this shouldnt be allowed to love among people and waste resourxes

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    sam thompson

    Monday, October 5, 2020 at 5:36 pm

    Yep, asshole just about sums up this moron who obviously is unable to function in normal circumstances and society….must agree with the comments already posted

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SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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PHOTO: Side effects were felt by 9 nursing students after receiving the Sinovac vaccine. (via Jernej Furman / Flickr)

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