Volunteer slain in Pattani
published : 21 Feb 2021 at 08:37
writer: Abdullah Benjakat
PATTANI: A territorial defence volunteer was shot to death in a gun attack in Khok Pho district on Saturday evening, police said.
The incident occurred at about 7.45pm when Muhamad-suree Paenae, 40, was riding a horse back from work at the district office to his home in Na Kho village.
While passing a rice field near Moo 4 village in tambon Pa Bon of Khok Pho district, he was followed by two men on a motorcycle and the pillion rider shot him with a handgun, killing him instantly. Muhamad fell to the ground.
Police were investigating to establish whether the shooting was related to insurgency in the region.