The incident happened around 6am on Monday, while Lumpini police were on duty at Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong Intersection. There were four men riding a motorcycle from Pratunam Intersection, heading towards Sala Daeng Intersection. When the motorcycle reached Ratchaprasong Intersection, one of the passengers allegedly threw a bomb-like object at the police’s patrol car and escaped through Ratchadamri Road.
The police pursued a group of teenagers who fled along Sarasin Road through Witthayu and Rama IV intersections. The police were able to arrest three of them at the entrance of Soi Sukhumvit 97/1, while the other one had escaped.
Initially, the perpetrators are Pichai, 30, the driver, Naruebeth, 26, and an 18-year old youth who allegedly threw a bomb-like object at the Lumpini police patrol car. The perpetrators were also found with marbles, a catapult, and an artificial explosive-like object, and are detained for further investigation.
Published : October 04, 2021