Man Arrested with Gun at Garage in Thalang

Thalang –

A man was arrested with a gun at a garage in Thep Krasattri.

The Thalang Police told the Phuket Express that earlier this week they arrested a suspect identified only as Mr. Phongphiphat, 33, at a car garage. Seized from him was a handmade handgun with 12 bullets.

He was taken to the Thalang Police Station to face charges of possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition without permission. The Phuket Express noted that the Thalang Police did not mention what led to the arrest.

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 five 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.