UPDATE: Man arrested after slashing “friend” with a knife in Wichit, claims he was “just drunk”

Wichit –

A 31-year-old man has been arrested after he slashed his friend with a knife in front of a girl in Wichit.

Our previous story:

A 31-year-old man has sustained serious injuries after he was allegedly slashed with a knife by his friend on a road in Wichit in broad daylight last week.

 Updated story:

The Wichit Police reported yesterday (August 29th) that they have arrested the suspect Mr. Anupat, 31, at a mansion in the Wichit sub-district, Mueang Phuket district.

He admitted to the police that he was drunk before he and his friend started an argument and fought. He said he is sorry. He did not mean to attempt to kill his friend.

However, he is facing charges of attempted homicide.

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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.