Patong, Phuket –
A Phuket police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in jail after shooting a noodle vendor in Patong in February last year, 2021.
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Police Corporal Pornthep Channarong, 25, reportedly told the police that he was heavily intoxicated when he went out to celebrate his transfer and reportedly shot vendor Aroon Thongplub.
The defendant must pay compensation to the victim within 20 years for the total of 7,992,500 baht.
However the defendant has provided good cooperation to the court. The punishment has been decreased to 25 years and four months in prison with a 1,000 baht fine and to pay compensation to the victim of 7,992,500 baht.
TPN media noted the victim has become permanently disabled after the incident and is unable to walk.
The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Pattaya News, owned by our parent company TPN media.
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