Delivery man shot by police for wearing a helmet inside a shopping mall

A Khlong Luang Police Station officer shot an unarmed parcel supply man after he violated security measures by carrying a bike helmet inside a bank in Pathum Thani province near Bangkok. Incredibly, some members of the basic public imagine the officer was proper to shoot the defenceless man, stating he was ensuring the security of others in a public place.
The delivery man, 27 yr old Arkorn Yuenyong, yesterday was shot in his left foot at about 5.30pm by Deputy Traffic Inspector Phantae Buawichaisin. Arkorn was swiftly taken to the hospital by emergency rescue officers. His motorcycle, a black Honda Wave, and not utilizing a registration plate was present in entrance of the Big C supermarket.
The confrontation reportedly arose over Arkorn’s refusal to comply with the police officer’s orders to remove his half-face helmet contained in the shopping center. The order follows measures to maintain the safety of banks and gold retailers in purchasing malls as most thieves disguise their identities by wearing a helmet when committing the crime.
Arkorn’s colleague, 22 yr previous Sakkarin Chato, informed the media that his pal wore a helmet inside the shopping mall nearly every day to deposit money at an computerized money deposit machine. He added they don’t take off their helmets as a outcome of they are on a good schedule to deliver parcels.
Sakkarin defined that he and Arkorn visited Big C to deposit money at Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) on the incident day. A police officer who sat on the meals court docket approached Arkorn and requested he took off his helmet.
According to Sakkarin, Arkorn had already completed his transaction and was leaving the mall, as CCTV footage reveals, and refused to compile with the police’s order. Arkorn walked towards the entrance to get his bike with the officer in pursuit. The officer berated him for ignoring his order.
Arkorn informed the police officer to stop complaining. He then withdrew his firearm and pointed it at Arkorn. Sakkarin stated he thought the officer was solely threatening him however then he all of a sudden shot his friend.
The Superintendent of the Khlong Luang Police Station, Kiattisak Mitprasart, defined that thefts at the gold shops and banks inside the mall are common, so Phantae ensured the protection measures had been carried out.
Bargain agreed with the superintendent that the supply man deserved to be shot as a result of he violated the principles. Others reckoned that the taking pictures was a step too far.
Some believed the police officer was drunk however Kiattisak clarified that his alcohol take a look at outcomes got here back adverse.
Kiattisak insisted that officers would contemplate the justice issue and supply it to each events. Arkorn and Phantae could be questioned and evidence could be gathered before any charges had been considered..

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