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RASSADA: Police believe the killing of Rassada Municipality officer Surin Inkaew, 23, who was found shot dead in his rented room early on Saturday, was motivated by ya bah (methamphetamine).

Capt Sathit Noorit from Phuket City Police Station told the Gazette that he was notified of the shooting at 4:20 am.

Police arrived at the ground-floor apartment, about 500 meters from Rassada Municipality offices on Rassada-anusorn Rd, to find Khun Surin lying face down outside his front door, which was open.

K. Surin had been shot once in the chest with a 9mm handgun.

His Honda Click motorcycle was parked in front of the apartment.

Leading the investigation are Phuket’s top two policemen: Phuket Provincial Police Commander Maj Gen Apirak Hongtong and Phuket City Police Superintendent Col Nos Svettalekha.

“K. Surin lived alone. Inside his room, the computer was still on with the Camfrog program still running,” said Col Nos.

“Fifteen ya bah pills were on the computer desk,” he added.

K. Surin was an officer with the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Rassada office.

“We are continuing our investigation into this case,” Col Nos said.

 

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