Phuket

Police commander follows up on shooting of a man who ran a checkpoint

The Phuket Provincial Police Commander has followed up the case where a Thai man was shot after breaking through a police checkpoint.

The Phuket man, who ran a Phuket City Police checkpoint in Rassada yesterday morning, died after attempting to open fire on police in Cherng Talay very early yesterday morning (September 18).

Read more of the story HERE.

The Phuket Provincial Police Commander Maj Gen Teeraphol Thipjaroen (September 18) went to Cheng Talay Police to investigate the circumstances of the shooting.

“The body is being examined. Police are collecting all evidence and questioning everyone involved in the case including witnesses at the scene – at the checkpoint and at the scene of the shooting.”

“Drugs are on the increase in Phuket. All police are strictly enforcing this issue.”

“Many times when police are searching for drugs, guns are often found. So police have to be very careful when working on these cases for their safety and the safety of others in the area.”

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