Attackers of teacher surrender to police

Attackers of teacher surrender to police

NAKHON PHANOM: Three young men and two minors suspected of brutal attacking 67-year-old Weerapong Masusai, a computer teacher at a local college, on Feb 11 in Nakhon Phanom surrendered to police on Tuesday.

The group, who showed up at Phon Sawan provincial police station on Tuesday morning, were identified as Chokchai Mapan, 20; Natthawut Taiboontiam,22; Laisue Yolai, 23, and two minors aged between 16 and 17 years, police said.

They reportedly confessed to beating  Mr Weerapong out of a misunderstanding at a party where they had been drinking. After the party was over, the five men reportedly chased after the teacher and beat him until he passed out. 

Bail request for three of them has been turned down, while the two teenagers have been sent to the provincial attorney for interrogation.  

The teacher reportedly suffered from severe head concussions and will undergo an operation at the Nakhon Phanom General Hospital. 

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