The superintendent of Si Samrong district police in Sukhothai province was shot and killed by his subordinate on Wednesday morning.
Pol Maj-Gen Rangsan Kochakrai, the Sukhothai police chief, said Pol Col Thanatpong Prasertsiripapha was shot by Pol Lt-Col Jakrarom Thoopjaem, the crime suppression chief of the station, about 9am while in his office at the police station.
Pol Col Thanatpong was seriously wounded. He was rushed to the district hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
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