Two 'wanted' men arrested in Pattani
Two suspects wanted under a court warrant were arrested in a raid on a house in Pattani's Yarang district on Tuesday, police said.
- Published: 13/02/2013 at 11:59 AM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Pol Maj-Gen Ekapop Prasitwatanachai, the Pattani police chief, the raid was carried out by a 50-strong combined military and police force led by Maj Pitakpol Chusri, deputy chief of the Pattani Task Force 21, and Pol Col Wasant Puangnoi, the Yarang police chief.
It followed a tip-off that the suspects were hiding at Ban Darulsalam in tambon Mo Mawi.
Arrested in the raid were Abdulloh Radaeng, 37, and Hasan Salae, 33. They are wanted under a court warrant in connection with a bomb attack on a group of soldiers on a road near a village in tambon Prachan in Yarang district while on their way to a Children's Day celebration on Jan 11.
The bomb killed two soldiers and wounded two others.
The two men apprehended were members of a group of about 12 insurgents, police said. Most of them had now been arrested except for Annuwa Yueloh, who was believed to have fled the country.
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