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Local Thai politician arrested after allegedly firing shots at a pub

Tanutam Thawan

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A local politician allegedly shot 4 people at a pub in Nakhon Phanom. Witnesses told the Bangkok Post that the man started firing shots at throughout the pub because he was drunk and unhappy with the table service. Police arrested 58 year old Paisal Saengnarai, who is a kamnan, the governing official of a tambon or sub district.

Witnesses say the kamnan of tambon Na-ngua at the pub drinking with friends when he got unhappy with the waiter. He then walked out to his car, drove to the front of the pub, grabbed his 9mm CZ pistol and started firing random shots in the pub, witnesses said, according to the Bangkok Post.

8 to 9 shots were fired, hitting 4 customers at the pub. They were rushed to Ban Phaeng Hospital. Paisal was arrested on a firearms charge.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

 

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    Toby Andrews

    Monday, March 8, 2021 at 10:01 pm

    I know how he feels. Thai service in pubs are often deplorable.
    I hope the big bribe this politician has to pay to avoid prosecution will deter him from further displays such as this one.
    if I had been “packing” I might have done the same.

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    B.T.

    Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    No easy 4 victims extra to bribe.It will cost him a lot.He could pay the highest price too who knows.

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    Mr cynic

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:22 am

    Pubs are pretty quiet nowadays and even a big shot like this guy can’t get decent service.t.i.t!

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