Gambler ‘Sia Po’ arrested, charged over shooting outside massage shop

Apirak “Sia Po” Chat-anon. (His Facebook photo)

Professed gambler Apirak “Sia Po” Chat-anon was arrested after he turned himself in to police for questioning about a wild shootout in Bangkok in which two men were wounded.

Mr Apirak, 28, and his brother Khemmathat Chat-anon, 25, were accompanied by Santhana Prayoonra, a  former deputy superintendent of Special Branch Police, when they reported to Pol Capt Somkiart Kitprapanan, deputy investigation chief at Phasicharoen police station, around 3am on Thursday.

Mr Apirak, aka “Sia Po’’, a self-professed gambler, was accused of shooting and wounding two men in front of Saree Sauna&Spa shop on Ratchaphreuk Road in Bang Wa area, Phasicharoen district, on Tuesday night. 

He told police that he was a regular customer at the massage shop. He was there…

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