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Phuket ‘Kidnap rapist’ freed from jail, Nepali community in fear

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PHUKET: In response to media reports on the release of a man who confessed to multiple counts of kidnapping, imprisonment, and repeated rape and robbery of Nepali women, the Thai-Nepalese Club held a meeting yesterday to discuss the community’s fear of reprisals and options for legal action.

Phuket’s Nepali community members are living in fear of the “powerful” Phakpoom Maneerat, who was released from Phuket Provincial Prison on June 21 based on a decision of the Phuket Provincial Prosecutor’s Office.

Thai-Nepalese Club President Phanuphong Limbuprasertkul expressed shock upon learning of the prosecutor’s decision to have Phakpoom released.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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