Suspect arrested after brutally attacking co-worker with knife in Pattaya area

Banglamung –

A suspect who is accused of attacking his colleague with a knife at a work camp in Banglamung earlier this week (January 21st) was arrested yesterday afternoon. (January 22nd).

The injured party, Mr. Nueng Roipai, 40, had sustained serious injuries from slash wounds to his head and his left arm was bleeding heavily.

Read more about our previous story in the link below.

Pattaya man seriously injured after being slashed with a knife by colleague in alleged unprovoked attack

The Nongprue Police Chief Colonel Chitdaecha Songhong told The Pattaya News, “The suspect, Mr. Sayan Boonkamgeng, 46 was arrested near worker camp. He was trying to escape and had fled his room when officers arrived.”

Mr. Sayan was allegedly hiding near the camp when he was discovered by Nongprue police.

“The suspect reportedly admitted to police that he attacked Mr. Nueng but refused to discuss the incident in-depth nor give a supposed reason for the assault,” stated Colonel Chitdaecha Songhong.

Sayan remains in police custody as of this morning and is facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide. He has not currently retained counsel according to Nongprue police and is expected to make a court appearance on Monday morning. Mr. Sayan declined to speak with The Pattaya News.


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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.