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Newly-wed cop slain at wedding

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The murder of a police officer at his wedding ceremony in Pattani is connected to the southern insurgency, investigators say. 

Pol Col Kongath Suwankham, chief of Mayo police station, said yesterday investigations were focusing on the insurgency as there was no evidence suggesting Pol L/C Sarawut Kingsa-nga had enemies.

Pol L/C Sarawut, of Bacho police station in Narathiwat, was shot dead on Monday by a gunman at 7.40pm during a party at his house in Mayo district celebrating his marriage.

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