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Yala policeman killed attempting to arrest drug suspects

Nov 10. 2018
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By The Nation

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A policeman was shot and killed while attempting to arrest youths during a kratom drinks party in Yala's Yaha district Friday night.

Police said Pol Cpl Afnan Yadaha, 25, died at the Yaha district hospital at 11pm.

Afnan and a team of policeman from the Yaha police station were checking a house in Ban Pulae village in Tambon Baro at 9.30pm after they received complaints that a group of teenagers were having a kratom drinks party at the house.

When the teenagers saw police, they ran out of the house in several directions. Afnan followed a group before one of the suspects opened fire on him.

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