Man shot, beheaded, burned in Yala
- Published: 30/08/2012 at 11:44 AM
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A trader was killed, beheaded and incinerated inside his pick-up truck on a road in Bannang Sata district of Yala province on Thursday morning, police said.
Pol Lt Sulkifri Rase, the duty officer at Bannang Sata police station, said he was informed about 7am that a man had been shot and burned on Talingchan-Sisakhon road near Ban Lipo Sato in tambon Talingchan.
A police team led by Pol Col Charoen Thamkhan, the Bannang Sata police chief, hurried to the scene.
Found at the scene were a Toyota pick-up truck that had been destroyed by fire and the beheaded body of a man in the back of the vehicle. The body was badly burned.
The man's head was found about five metres from the vehicle. There was a bullet wound in the head.
A bottle of petrol was also found at the scene.
The victim was later identified as Tuanda-o Tuansulong, 58, a trader of village No 10 in tambon Talingchan.
Police investigators learned that Tuanda-o was driving alone in his pick-up truck, heading for Muang district of Yala. He was stopped on the way by a group of men, who shot him in the head, chopped off his head and threw it on the roadside before setting the vehicle on fire.
Police were investigating.
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