Trang plantation owner surrenders after deadly shooting of alleged thief

A confrontation in Trang between a palm plantation proprietor and an alleged thief led to a deadly capturing. The owner, a 55 12 months old man, fired two rounds from his registered .357 revolver, killing a forty two years outdated man who he claimed was secretly stealing palm fruit from his plantation.
Later, the gunman surrendered himself to the Wang Wiset Police Station within the southern province, handing over the weapon used within the incident.
The incident occurred yesterday, within the palm oil plantation owned by Kongwit Hengsipong, located in Ao Tong, Trang. The physique of Sompong Kraitep was found lying face down, with two gunshot wounds, one beneath the best rib cage and another in the chest.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim had previously been prosecuted for drug possession in 2020.
After the shooting, Kongwit confessed to the police that he had found Sompong on his plantation stealing palm fruit and confronted the thief, firing his gun, and capturing him twice. The gunshot wounds triggered his demise.
The police imagine that the incident occurred round midnight, roughly six hours earlier than the taking pictures victim’s body was found by plantation staff, reported KhaoSod.
Monetize was reported around 11am by Sawai Kaewjuea, head of the Trang Rescue Foundation, who said that the plantation, separated by a fence, was located about 1 kilometre away from the residence of the person who died within the capturing.
After a police examination, Sompong’s physique was handed over to the rescue group to be taken to Songkhla Nakarin (Prince of Songkhla University) Hospital in Hat Yai, Songkhla, for an autopsy.
The police have collected evidence and are totally investigating the case, aspiring to charge Kongwit with intentional murder. The case will then comply with the course of the law.
A related taking pictures took place on Sunday when a dispute over stolen crops escalated into a taking pictures incident in the quiet city of Thalang, Phuket. Frustrated with repeated crop thefts and ensuing confrontations, a landowner fired his Black Panther EVO airgun at a crop thief, capturing him within the arm..

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