Ex-Democrat surrenders on rape charge
- Published: 13 Sep 2013 at 21.01
- Online news:
Sorawit Khunchan, a former Democrat Party list-MP candidate, has turned himself in to Phaya Thai police on Friday to face a rape charge.
Pol Maj Gen Prinya Chansuriya, deputy chief of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, said Mr Sorawit, 37, told police that he would speak only in court.
On Aug 20, a woman filed a police complaint accusing Mr Sorawit of forcing her 13-year-old daughter to have sex with him many times. The Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for the politician on Aug 22.
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