Police have Suchin Oomket, 45, re-enact his crime in Kranuan district of Khon Kaen on Monday. (Photo by Chakrapan Natanri)
KHON KAEN: A man was arrested for allegedly shooting to death an Italian man on suspicions the victim had an affair with his mistress, police said.
Khon Kaen police said on Monday that Suchin Oomket, 45, was arrested for allegedly murdering Mario Ferrri, 58, in Kranuan district on Sunday evening.
According to police, the suspect, who was married and had his family elsewhere, had relations with Sumitra Sripromma, 32, for over a year. He had bought a Honda motorcycle for the woman.
Later he learned Ms Sumitra developed relations with a foreign man. When he lost contact with the woman he gathered information and finally followed her to where she stayed with the Italian man at a hotel.
On Sunday evening the suspect saw the foreigner riding a motorcycle out of the hotel. It was the same motorcycle he had bought for the woman. He drove after the foreigner and shot him dead.
After the shooting, the suspect fled to Kalasin but after being pressured, he surrendered. Police found the suspect's pistol in a forest in Huai Mek.
Police said the suspect confessed to the murder.
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allegedly : claimed to have done something wrong, but not yet proven - ที่กล่าวหา
confess (verb): to admit that you have committed a crime - สารภาพผิด
elsewhere : another place or other places - ที่อื่น
pressure : to try to make someone do something by forcing, threatening, or persuading them in a determined way - กดดัน
relation : the way in which two or more people or things are connected with or involve each other; a connection; a relationship - ความสัมพันธ์
surrender : to give yourself up - ยอมจำนน
suspect : a person who is thought to have committed a crime - ผู้ต้องสงสัย