Five charged over armed school raid
- Published: 13/03/2013 at 10:08 AM
- Online news:
BURI RAM - Police have charged five youths with collaborating to carry out an armed intrusion and assault following an attemptd raid on a nursing aide training school on Monday.
One of about a dozen teens armed with knives and machetes who tried to get into the school was shot dead by a security guard. The others fled after the shooting.
The guard, Kwanfa Srinarat, was charged with manslaughter and carrying a gun and ammunition without permission.
Police also questioned two more suspects - Sophon Karasiram, who drove some of the wounded intruders to a hospital, and another youth identified as Tap who went with Mr Sophon.
According to the police, Mr Sophon said he did not know anything about the raid but was asked by his employer to drive the youths to the hospital.
Tap, however, has allegedly confessed to joining his friends in raiding the nursing aide training school.
Police have urged parents of the remaining intruders to turn their children in to the authorities.