Video: Out with the old in with the old: Soldier in New Year gun road rage

Video: Out with the old in with the old: Soldier in New Year gun road rage



Picture: Sanook


Dash cam footage from Chiang Mai showed a soldier advance on a family of three and threaten to shoot them with a gun. 


The incident followed a road rage incident in the Mae Rim district of Chiang Mai. 


The footage shows the mother and wife of the men try to prevent them from continuing to argue as the soldier brandishes a gun. 


The incident ended without a shooting but the soldier is expected to soon be in custody. 


Father Amnat, 54, from Nonthaburi said that he was with his wife and 19 year old son who was driving their Mazda on a trip to Mae Hong Sorn to make merit. 


His son had slowed to stop off and buy some lottery tickets and this had enraged another driver who then tried to cut them up in his Toyota Yaris. Both parties wound down their windows and the son yelled "Arai" (what) that further exacerbated the situation. 


The other driver called for them to stop. 


He then threatened to kill the whole family with his gun, said Amnat.


They all drove off with the wife calling 191 amid fears that the soldier would hunt them down. 


Mae Rim police confirmed that the man with the gun is a soldier connected to one of the army camps in the north, reported Sanook.


A summons has been issued after the family accused him of attempted murder. 


He is expected to be interviewed shortly. 


Source: Sanook


-- © Copyright Thai Visa News 2018-12-31

latest news from Chiang Mai

Northerners come out to vote despite bad pollution  Voters in many areas of the North braved the worsening air pollution and came out to cast their votes. Many people showed up at their polling stations in Chiang Mai and Lamphun provinces wearing face masks to protect themselves from fine dust in...


Chiang Mai remains most air-polluted city in worldBy The Nation  Chiang Mai on Saturday remained the most air-polluted city in the world for the second consecutive day, according to the website. AirVisual reported at 9.13am that the air quality index (AQI) of Chiang Mai on Saturday...


American drug suspect impersonated ‘Mr Thomas’ for 25 years, arrested in Chiang MaiBy The Thaiger PHOTOS: Surachate Hakparn, Immigration Bureau A 67 year old American man, wanted as a drug suspect, has been arrested in Chiang Mai this week. He had been living under the identity of another person...


Video: Find the cute thief responsible for stealing at least 10 iPhones in the north  CCTV footage showed a pretty female thief with long hair and glasses stealing an iPhone XS Max from a store in the Kad Suan Kaew shopping center in Chiang Mai.  She managed to remove a show model and replace it...