UPDATE: Three suspects connected to a recent Phuket shooting arrested

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Three wanted suspects who law enforcement officers say are connected to a recent Koh Kaew shooting have been arrested in Phetchaburi, Central Thailand and accused of being involved in a drug network by Thai authorities.

First, our previous story:

A 35-year-old man has sustained injuries from a gunshot wound after fighting with a group of other men at a house in the Koh Kaew sub-district in Mueang Phuket district just before midnight on May 23rd.

One suspect who had sustained injuries from a gunshot wound in a Koh Kaew shooting has been arrested, relevant law enforcement say.

Now for our updated story:

Police from the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) have arrested three suspects they say are involved in a large drug network in Trang, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, and Phuket.

CSD officers searched a target house in Phetchaburi following an extensive investigation and found a wanted Phuket suspect, Mr. Surasak Huayluek, 32. A handgun and 51 bullets were also seized, according to the CSD.

CSD continued their investigation into the drug network before they arrested two Phuket wanted suspects who are Mr. Sulaiman Wayosan, 26, and Mr. Komsan Namwong in Pathum Thani. Seized from them were a handgun and 18 bullets, according to the CSD report.

All three suspects were taken back to Phuket for further investigation and legal action.


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Goongnang Suksawat
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.