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Surat Thani village headman gunned down as he left fund-raiser


A village headman was gunned down in Surat Thani’s early on Tuesday, police said.

Surat Thani village headman gunned down as he left fund-raiser

The Mothai police station was alerted of the shooting of Chaiyut Mungmee, 54, beside his pickup truck in Moo 7 village of tambon Pak Mak, Chaiya district at 2.30am.
Police said Chaiyut was killed as he was about to go home after having organised a tea party at the Ban Yang Prong rescue centre to raise funds for the tambon hospital.
He was shot in the back by a shotgun.
Surat Thani police chief Pol Maj-General Apichart Boonsriroj ruled out politics as being behind the shooting. He said the murder might have been motivated by business conflicts or extramarital affairs.

Published : December 18, 2018

By : The Nation