AYUTTHAYA – More evidence is needed before police decide whether charges will be filed after an elephant stomped a visitor to death at a kraal on Saturday, a police officer said on Monday.
A ritual is performed at Lae Paniad Elephant Kraal in Ayutthaya province on Monday to saw off the ends of Plai Big’s tusks and free him from the spirit of Orn-uma Leksathan, who was stomped to death on Saturday. Her husband was gored trying to save her. (Photo by Sunthon Pongpao)
Pol Lt Col Pimuk Nakkhamphan, an investigator at Ayutthaya police station, said Itthiphan Khaomalai, the manager of Lae Paniad Elephant Kraal, and a mahout were summoned for questioning.
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