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Phuket rock throw thug could face charge of premeditated attempted murder

The young thug who threw a rock at a vehicle on Thepkassattri Rd causing it to crash into a roadside pylon on Tuesday (May 3) may face charges of premeditated attempted murder after the driver of the vehicle filed a complaint with police yesterday (May 5).

rock thrower may face manslaugherJatuporn Kanpai, 25, the driver of the Mazda 2 involved in the incident went to Phuket City Police Station with his family at 4.30pm yesterday (May 4) and filed a complaint against Mr Anucha Yeemuda who has admitted he was the person who threw the rock at the vehicle after handing himself in to police on Tuesday. (See story here.)

Lt Col Chalaew Taihu, who received the complaint, said that Mr Jatuporn wants Anucha to face a charge of premeditated attempted murder because he crashed his car because Anucha threw the rock at it.

Mr Jatuporn also wants Anucha to pay for the repairs to the vehicle and also the medical expenses his wife Sunisa Kongkam, 22, has incurred whilst being treated for a broken right leg and left arm at Vachira Hospital.

Lt Col Chalaew also said that Mr Jatuporn told him that he did not cut in front of Anucha’s motorbike as he had told police and that he believed the whole incident was a misunderstanding.

“Anucha honked at us and followed us,” Mr Jutporn said to Lt Col Chalaew. “I stopped my vehicle and called Anucha so we could talk about the incident. However, I got frightened when I saw Anucha approach my vehicle carrying a helmet. I drove off without saying anything,” he added.

The incident, on Thepkassattri Rd northbound in Koh Kaew, happened at about 1:10pm on Tuesday and

left Mr Jutaporn and Ms Sunisa needing hospital treatment. Luckliy, their one-year-old daughter, who was also in the vehicle, escaped from the crash unhurt

Phuket News

 

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