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Accomplice to murder arrested at Phuket shopping mall

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Shoppers in Patong might have witnessed the quiet arrest of a man wanted for accomplice to murder as undercover officers served a warrant at the Jungceylon shopping mall (June 8).

crime murder phuketWith the help of undercover police, officers led by Lt Suthichai Tienpo moved in and presented Phurksa Kaewjeen, 30, with a warrant for his arrest while he was browsing through Sports World.

The warrant was issued by the Thung Song Court, in Phurksa’s home province of Nakorn Sri Thammarat, in July 2007, explained Lt Suthichai.

“He was wanted for being an accomplice to murder in Thung Yai District in April 2007,” Lt Suthichai said.

“He was also wanted for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition and carrying a firearm and ammunition in public without a permit.”

Phurksa was taken into custody and escorted to Kathu police station before being handed over to police from Thung Song to face the charges against him.

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