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Patong Police have arrested 18 year old Robier Aaron, from Myanmar, after he stabbed another Burmese man, 23 year old ‘Johnny’, to death.

The incident happened on Friday night (September 6) at around 9pm in front of a restaurant on Phangmuang Sai Gor Road. Police received a report about the attack and found Johnny’s body stabbed in the neck, lying in front of the restaurant.

The man didn’t have any identification documents on him.

Eyewitnesses confirm that Robier was one of the killers who attacked Johnny, along with another man named ‘Alom’, who initially fled but was arrested later. Police took Robier to Patong Police Station. He said that at noon on September 6, Johnny attacked Alom’s father which made him angry. He went to visit Johnny with a friend. He told police that Johnny attacked his friend first so Alom stabbed him with a knife and fled. but said he didn’t want to flee so was waiting for the police when they arrived.

Alom was arrested later on the same day at in front of Patong Beach. The two men have been charged with murder.

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