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Manhunt launched for bus driver who fatally assaulted and robbed a passenger

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Isuzu bus and passengers at Ubon Ratchathani bus station

Isuzu bus and passengers at Ubon Ratchathani bus station. Image: Ilya Plekhanov / Wikimedia Commons.


Police have launched a manhunt for a bus driver who allegedly attacked a woman passenger and robbed her of her valuables.

The bus driver, identified as Watcharin Prathumporn, is on the run after he allegedly attacked the lone passenger in the bus, Mrs Boonpen Punyo, 56, on a dirt road which is not the normal route used by buses of the Roi-et-Buri Ram bus service. The victim died from serious face and head wounds after she was hospitalized.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th


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