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Boat captains facing charges after Phuket boat disasters

Tanutam Thawan

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The captains of the two boats ‘Phoenix’ and ‘Seraneta’, that sank off Phuket on Thursday early evening (July 5), have been charged.

Read more HERE.

41 people are now confirmed dead, 15 still missing with hopes fading that any more survivors will be found. One body of a Chinese man has washed up on the shores of a Phang Nga beach but the body hasn’t been identified as yet.

Read more HERE.

Chalong Police have pressed charges against 58 year old Maeta Limsakun, the captain of the ‘Serenata’ for ‘committing an act of negligence causing grievous bodily and mental harm to the other person’ (translated).

The ‘Phoenix’ boat captain, 50 year old Somjing Boontham, has been charged with ‘committing an act of negligence causing deaths and injuries and causing grievous bodily and mental harm’ (translated).

Boat captains facing charges after Phuket boat disasters | News by ThaigerPHOTO: Captain of the ‘Phoenix’, Somjing Boontham following his recovery on Thursday evening.

Both two captains are denying the charges.

Boat captains facing charges after Phuket boat disasters | News by Thaiger

 

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