Man who threatened to shoot PM Prayuth mentally ill, police say

PUBLISHED ON MON, APR 24, 2017 1:00 PM

Man who threatened to shoot PM Prayuth mentally ill, police say

By Teeranai Charuvastra, Staff Reporter

 

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Songwit Sukprasert, at right, upon being detained by police at his home in Hua Hin on Saturday.

 

HUA HIN — A man seen in a viral video threatening to shoot government, police and army leaders has been deemed mentally ill and sent for treatment, police said Monday.

 

Songwit Sukprasert, 52, was arrested Saturday at his home in Hua Hin, a day after footage of him emerged challenging Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and other top officials to duels in front of a police officer.

 

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