Photograph courtesy of KhaoSod

In a tragic flip of occasions, police officer Chawanil Jindamanee, stationed at Cha-uat Police Station in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, dedicated a heinous crime utilizing a knife to fatally wound 51 yr previous Wichitra, and significantly injured 69 yr previous Prapha. The incident happened outside of a non-formal education centre in Cha-uat district on February 24.

Following the assault, native police apprehended Chawanil and transferred him to the investigative officers at Cha-uat Police Station to proceed with authorized motion for homicide and tried homicide. Initially, a urine take a look at carried out at Cha-uat Hospital didn’t point out drug use by the perpetrator. Additional blood samples have been despatched to the Medical Science Centre for detailed examination. Data from 2022 present that Chawanil had a historical past of melancholy and had been handled by a psychiatrist at a psychological well being hospital in Songkhla, reported KhaoSod.

Investigators have since managed Chawanil, taking him to reenact the crime as a part of his confession, and subsequently detained him on the Nakhon Si Thammarat Provincial Courtroom, opposing his short-term launch. Given the officer’s grave misconduct, the investigator should collect extra proof and is anxious that he might intrude with the investigation if launched. Consequently, instructions have been issued for Chawanil’s speedy dismissal from service.

In response to the state of affairs, Regional Police Commander Surapong Thanomjit ordered Nakhon Si Thammarat Provincial Police Head Somchai Suetrongkulkul and Cha-uat Police Station Chief Somphorn Nitiphak to go to the injured Prapha at Maharaj Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital and to attend the funeral rites for the deceased Wichitra.

As for the supervisory officers answerable for Chawanil are at the moment compiling a factual report for the upper command to determine on additional actions.

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