Breaking News: Police identify and arrest prime suspects in shooting at Buddha Mountain, one a wealthy and prominent Phuket Business Owner


Police have identified and arrested the primary suspects in the shooting of a young Thai couple in broad daylight in front of dozens of tourists at popular local tourist attraction Buddha Mountain.


One, known by nickname as Mr. Fat Fat, is a Phuket Businessman who has multiple businesses and was involved in a personal dispute with the couple and is believed by police to have hired a hitman to take out the young couple.

It is suspected that a larger network was involved in the shooting. We will provide more information as we get it.

Police have stated they will give an additional press conference shortly and a followup conference in the morning.


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