Phang Nga Police raid home producing guns for sale via Facebook, suspect still at large

PHOTO: MGR Online

Phang Nga –

Phang Nga Police raided a home in the Tai Mueang district where a suspect produced guns and sold them via Facebook.

A team from the Phang Nga Police raided a house in the Na Toei sub-district this week. They arrived at the home to find lot of handmade handguns, bullets, and gun parts. No one was found at the house.

The Phang Nga Provincial Police Commander Major General Thammanoon Prayuenyong told associated Thai media, “We were notified there were many shooting cases in the northeast of Thailand. Guns seized from those cases were directly sent from Phang Nga.”

“We have continued the investigation and the suspect was identified as Mr. Kittiphon Patnark, 27. He opened a Facebook page with LIVE streams selling handmade handguns with shooting and testing shows. We are tracking him down to find Mr. Kittiphon who is still at large.” The commander concluded.

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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.