Man Sets Fire to Friends RoomAn insane man has set fire to friend’s room because he owed him money.
PATTAYA – December 15th 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 2.00 p.m., Pol.Lt.Col. Somkid Sutthisart (Inquiry Official of Pattaya city police station) was notified that a commercial building no. 20/76, Moo 10 Soi south Pattaya 17, Pattaya city, Chon Buri province, was on fire, so he rushed to the scene together with the rescue team and fire trucks of Pattaya Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Unit.
At scene was a 2.5-storied-commercial building which was on fire and it took the fire brigade 30 minutes to bring the fire under control.
Upon questioning some bystanders the police found out that the tenant was a Miss Chonthicha Khamnet, aged 30, and she was staying in the room where the fire started.
The troublemaker who started the fire was identified as Mr. Piyaphan Khongcharoen, aged 36, who had been caught by some local people. Mr. Piyaphan was slightly intoxicated and confessed to starting the fire because his friend owed him some money but wasn’t in which made him angry. He then decided to set fire to the room but was caught by some local people who spotted him trying to flee the scene. He is now waiting further prosecution according to the Thai law.