NAKHON RATCHASIMA — A police officer has been fired from the force and charged with assault after he punched a cashier at a restaurant where he had been demanding free meals.
Lt. Col. Prakarn Korpsiripat was expelled from the police force after returning to the Sor Sunthorn restaurant in Nakhon Ratchasima province on 31 Aug. and attacking the cashier who reported his refusal to pay bills totaling 1,400 baht on 29 and 30 Aug., police said yesterday.
“‘Do you know who I am? Why did you report me to my boss? I got reprimanded because of you,’” restaurant owner Pongpat Bamrungkul described Prakarn saying to the cashier.