A 38-year-old man has been arrested in Bangkok on charges of assaulting his wife with a hammer, an iron and a diamond cutter on Jan 4.
Pol Col Komsan Tangchui, superintendent of Lat Krabang police station in Bangkok, said the suspect was Chatchai Sappakong, from Kanchanaburi province. He was arrested at an apartment unit in the Sathon area. The name of his wife, who worked in a hotel, was withheld.
Mr Chatchai told police his wife had left him and their daughter on their own for about amonth.
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