Forensic police collect evidence from inside the pickup truck owned by Tissanu Thonarat, wanted for alleged abduction, rape and attempted murder. (Photo by Yongyuth Phuphuangphet)
KALASIN: An arrest warrant was issued on Thursday for a man wanted for the shooting of a male student and abduction and
rape of his female companion.
The Kalasin Court approved a warrant to arrest Tissanu Thonarat on charges of attempted murder, rape and illegally possessing a firearm.
- Earlier report: Police launch hunt for armed rapist
Investigators believe the 30-year-old man was the man who shot Sema Saengrit, a university student, in the face and abducted a female university colleague riding pillion on his motorcycle in Na Mon district early on Tuesday morning. The woman later told police she was raped by her abductor in his pickup truck amd then abandoned alone on Phu Phan mountain.
Police raided the suspect’s house in Kham Muang district on Wednesday