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Kamnan Poh behind bars

Police arrest fugitive on tollway after 2-month op

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  • Writer: Wassayos Ngamkham & Mongkol Bangprapa
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After almost seven years on the run, Somchai Khunploem, better known as Kamnan Poh, is now behind bars. 

Fugitive Somchai Khunploem, alias Kamnan Poh, is taken to the Crime Suppression Division following his arrest at the Lat Krabang toll gate. In March last year the Supreme Court upheld a 25-year jail term against Somchai for masterminding the murder of a local leader in March 2003. PATTANAPONG HIRUNARD

The arrest of the former mayor of Saen Suk municipality at Lat Krabang motorway's toll gate was the culmination of a top-secret police operation spanning more than two months.

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