78-year-old farmer slain in Pattani
- Published: 17/01/2013 at 11:21 AM
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PATTANI - A 78-year-old Muslim rubber grower was shot dead while taking a ritual bath on Thursday morning, police said.
Pol Col Suchart Asawin, superintendent of Khok Pho police station, said police received a report of a shooting at a house in tambon Khok Pho about 7am.
Officers sent to the scene found the body of Rorham Dorlor, who was shot in the head.
Meenoh Mahmu, 68, the victim's wife, told police that her husband was taking a ritual bath at a pond next to their house in the early morning when it was still dark. She heard a gunshot. When she went outside the house she found her husband had been slain.
Police said Rorham had regularly exhorted youths in the area not to be involved in drugs.
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