UPDATE: Investigation launched over school director allegedly assaulting 8-year-old student in Phuket

Phuket –

Our previous story:

The Phuket City Police reports that a 54-year-old grandmother has filed a report yesterday (September 9th). Her name was withheld to help protect the child’s privacy.

Update story:

The Phuket Provincial Police Commander Major General Sermphan Sirikong has ordered a transparency investigation over the accusation.

Lieutenant Colonel Suchart Meelampong of the Phuket City Police reports that the boy’s mother, only identified as Ms. Ya, 30, told police that her son was with his younger sister during the incident in the school director’s room.

Yesterday, (September 9th), Ya saw her son’s head was swollen before she asked her son and her daughter what had occurred.

The boy was later taken to a hospital for a health check in which the result is to be included into the investigation for further potential 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.