Suspect in teacher slaying killed
- Published: 9 Feb 2013 at 16.33
- Online news:
The man suspected of murdering Narathiwat teacher Chonlathee Charoenchol last month was shot dead in a gun battle with security forces in Pattani on Saturday, authorities said.
A joint task force of police and soldiers raided house No 9/1 on Tapha Road in tambon Taluban of Saiburi district around 11.30am after receiving a tip that a militant suspect wanted on arrest warrants was hiding there.
Knowing that he was surrounded, Suhaidee Tahe, 31, opened fire at them and fled into the nearby forest, officers said.
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