A suspected bomber linked to the car bombing of the Lee Gardens Plaza Hotel in Songkhla's Hat Yai district in March last year was arrested yesterday.
Jaema Wani, wanted for the Lee Gardens hotel bast, is arrested yesterday at a house in Songkhla’s Thepha district.
Jaema Wani, 36, was apprehended after a combined security force of more than 100 police and soldiers raided a house in Songkhla's Thepha district where he was found to be hiding.
He is suspected of being involved in the hotel bombing which killed three people and injured more than 350.
The suspect is also the subject of seven arrest warrants in connection with security cases in Songkhla province.
A security source said Mr Jaema is a core leader of the Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) militant group, responsible for strategic and tactical planning, directing the group's operations as well as training militants in areas covering four districts of Songkhla _ Chana, Thepha, Saba Yoi and Na Thawi.