Royal Thai Army officer shoots useless junior soldier over alleged theft

A senior Royal Thai Army (RTA) officer shot dead a junior officer whom he suspected of stealing belongings from his residence in the central province of Lob Buri. The sufferer, sixty nine 12 months outdated Sub Lieutenant Theerapong Ngernpan, was discovered dead near his home with gunshot wounds to his neck and left eye.
An investigation by officers from the Mueng Lob Buri Police Station found that the perpetrator was the victim’s neighbour and senior officer, seventy four 12 months outdated Prasong Saibuakaew. Prasong admitted to the murder, claiming that he had been in a decade-long conflict with Theerapong and that the sufferer had stolen belongings from his house.
A safety camera in Theerapong’s home captured the homicide at 6.43am. The footage confirmed that the 2 troopers got into a heated argument, leading to Theerapong pouring water over Prasong.
In response, Prasong fired his gun. Theerapong tried to grab the gun from him, but unfortunately, he received shot and fell to the bottom. Prasong then picked up his belongings and walked again to his house.
The victim’s spouse, 63 yr outdated Wipha Ngernpan, disclosed that her husband and Prasong had a battle over a stolen asset. Prasong believed that Theerapong had stolen a spoon from his antique collection, which Theerapong denied. The murder was stunning for Wipha, as the two soldiers knew each other very nicely.
Prasong admitted to the homicide and acknowledged that he was willing to pay for his karma and let the case undergo the legal course of. The police investigated Prasong’s gun, a 9mm pistol, and discovered that he owned the gun legally. However, the costs issued towards Prasong were not reported by the police.
According to Section 288 of the Criminal Law, Prasong could face the demise penalty, life imprisonment, or imprisonment for 15 to twenty years for his actions.
A comparable incident occurred on this province in March. Privy , 58 yr old lieutenant colonel Prayut Chai-in, was arrested for murdering a supply driver, 52 year old Akkaradate “Ek” Srisa-ard. The murderer revealed that he and the victim had a dispute over compensation for a automotive accident that occurred last year..

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