(4 November) Chiang Mai Police have arrested Mr. Nattaphonphot Kantabuppha, 49, after Chiang Mai court granted his arrest warrant on the accusation of child sexual abuse.
Mr. Nattaphonphot, from Mueang district, Chiang Mai province, was accused of raping two underage youths who were under the supervision of a local welfare centre.
According to the victims, they had met Mr. Nattaphonphot while they were hanging out near Tueng Thao Creek in Mae Rim district on 27 December.
Mr. Nattaphonphot then allegedly tricked the boys to engage in sexual intercourse with him before fleeing the scene.
After they informed the Welfare House officials, the boys filed complaints to the police.
The accused reportedly denied all allegations. Nonetheless, police said he will be prosecuted further by Mae Rim police.
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