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Policeman detained for shooting dead teenage road racer in Yasothon

Yasothon Municipal Hall

Yasothon Municipal Hall, Northeastern Thailand. Photo: Pawyilee.




A policeman has been detained pending investigation after allegedly shooting dead a young road racer, who he thought was about to attack him, as he attempted to arrest him.

At first, police thought Apidej Khampom, 19, was killed by a rival at the entrance to Ban Khum Ngern village in Tambon Khum Ngern at 10pm Wednesday.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation