A man who savagely murdered his girlfriend in an apartment in Nonthaburi province on Jan 1 has been arrested trying to flee the country and has admitted to the crime, police said on Tuesday.
Pairoj Nanthatanti, 22, was arrested in Chiang Mai province when he was allegedly trying to sneak out of the country. He was apprehended along with Adisak Kruep-am, 61, who was helping the suspect escape.
Police tracked them down near the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Ai district in the far north of Chiang Mai.
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