Monks boarding a pickup truck in Kalasin, Thailand

Monks boarding a pickup truck in Kalasin, Thailand. Photo: Marshall Astor.

Kalasin: Ex-headman condemned to death for rape

A former village headman in Kalamasai district of Kalasin province was on Thursday was sentenced to death by the provincial court after he was found guilty of assaulting and raping a high-school student who later died.

The convict, Mr Krittidet Rawengwan, 36-year old headman of Village 15 of Tambon Dongling, was also ordered by the court to pay 2.3 million baht in compensation to the family of the 18-year old victim, Ms Rudeewan Polprasit.

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Thai PBS

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