(30 August) Police have
arrested 3 polytechnic students in connection with the murder of an 18-year old vocational student
from a rival college in western Bangkok.
On 28 August, Mr. Ekkhaphop Aumbutr, who was
enrolled at Kanchanaphisek Technical College Mahanakorn, was assaulted by a group of students from
another college at a bus top in Ladkrabang Area. Police said he died of knife wounds.
friends were also injured from the brawl and cooperated with the police investigation to identify
3 students, who are currently in their 3rd year at Polytechnic Institution in
Bang Chak Area, were arrested by the police.
The three suspects confessed they attacked Mr.
Ekkhaphop with knives to his death, but argued that the victims assaulted them first.