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A road rage incident involving an armed military personnel has prompted an investigation by the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters. The episode, captured on video, featured a uniformed military man, armed with a pistol, confronting a pickup truck driver at a toll plaza over his driving behaviour.

The incident got here to gentle when the truck driver filmed the confrontation on his cell phone and later posted it on Fb. The video, dated March 15, depicted the military personnel approaching the motorist, pistol in case, earlier than returning to his car. The truck driver, in flip, reminded the military man of his authorities place and hinted at a future encounter.

The Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters has taken the matter severely. Spokesperson Lieutenant Common Theerapong Patamasing na Ayutthaya confirmed right now that the person seen wielding the pistol within the video was certainly a member of their employees.

Upon studying of the incident, Common Songwit Noonpakdi, chief of the defence forces, swiftly ordered the detention of the concerned military man. An investigation has been launched into the incident, together with the legality of the firearm possession and its show in public, reported Bangkok Put up.

Lt. Gen. Theerapong assured that the probe can be carried out totally and speedily, promising a good investigation. He additionally talked about that the end result of the investigation can be reported again to the chief of the defence forces inside 48 hours.

In associated information, an indignant Thai hitchhiker refused to apologise after scaring a Thai girl and smashing her automobile with a bike helmet on an expressway in Bangkok on March 9, saying the sufferer was unhelpful by refusing to offer him a journey.

The sufferer, Panhathai Buranaprasoetkun, recounted the incident and shared dashcam footage on Fb to warn different ladies travelling alone. Panhathai mentioned the incident occurred at round 1.30pm on March 3 close to the doorway to an expressway on Rama III Road in Bangkok.

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