The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Patong security guard praised, to receive B50k reward for removing potential fire bomb

PHUKET: The Phuket security guard whose quick action removed a potential explosive device from a shopping area in Patong last Wednesday will be rewarded with B50,000 for his bravery.

patong, crime, police,


Eakkapop Thongtub

Monday 15 August 2016, 12:14PM


Security guard Kamthon Kedkaeo will be rewarded for removing the potential fire bomb to a safe area 50 metres from the main shopping complex. Photo: Dhammatuch Jumpa / Facebook
Security guard Kamthon Kedkaeo will be rewarded for removing the potential fire bomb to a safe area 50 metres from the main shopping complex. Photo: Dhammatuch Jumpa / Facebook

Kamthon Kedkaeo, a native of Krabi, quickly removed the device, bundled up in a plastic bag tied to a rail at the China Town Plaza shopping complex, after a Nepalese man had pointed it out to him at about 6:40pm.

After opening the bag and seeing a mobile phone with wires attached to a gel pack, Mr Kamthon placed the bag in a water bucket and and ran it to the middle of the car park, about 50 metres from the shopping area. (See story here)

“Mr Kamthorn is a hero,” said Preechawut “Prab” Keesin of the Pisona Group, which operates many businesses and venues in Patong.

“If Mr Kamthorn did not remove the suspicious item, it could have started a fire like those in other provinces (during the August 12 attacks),” he added.

“I am pleased to praise and honour him for doing a good deed. Our company will give him a B50,000 reward as a present and moral support for a good citizen,” Mr Prab told The Phuket News.

C and C Marine

Mr Prab and the Pisona Group are also offering a B100,000 reward to anyone who can provide leads that lead to the conviction of those responsible for recent bomb incidents.

“We will also give B200,000 reward to local police for their hard work, quickly action to keep peace and order in this town,” Mr Prab told The Phuket News.

The rewards will be handed over at 5pm today (Aug 15) at the police box at the beach end of Bangla Rd, where one of the two bombs detonated on Friday.

Although, Phuket Provincial Police Chief Maj Gen Teeraphol Thipjaroen last Thursday publicly announced that the two suspected explosive devices found in Patong last Wednesday were specifically not bombs (see story here), Gen Teeraphol did recognise that the devices were designed to start fires.

The Phuket EOD squad confirmed to The Phuket News the same understanding: that two devices found last Wednesday were likely intended to start fires, and not cause damage by an explosion, like the two devices that detonated at the Bangla Rd police box and Loma Park on Friday.

 

 

The Phuket News
Location

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:
    Forget your password?

Kurt | 15 August 2016 - 13:15:56

Why do I smell something unpleasant with all this 'reward' things for doing your normal job?
Specially when it comes from rich and 'influential' thai Patong people.
The whole thing is not right when private thai influential people on Phuket take over Government doings or by pass them.
Increase of influential private power. Not good.
A B50K reward from a private thai person looks like buying another thai private person who earns 12- 14,000 thai baht per month.

Wait for governor and Patong Mayor reactions.

The Phuket News
Matches 1 result(s)
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

The writer will surely wear the wrath, of those two bedmates, jor12 and eagle, even though what he says is 100% correct....(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

I successfully applied online for my 90 day report on the 2nd August and got the status as Pending. My only other successful 90 day online applicatio...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

They'll never learn because they place so much importance on "face" that it holds them back, the fact that the Tsunami warning sign said...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

I like this "Immigration's inability to cope with tourists arriving in the country and all people need to know about how the nation operates&...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

Just do away with these 90-days reports and send the guys wasting time with that to help at the airport....(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

35 million arrivals - not tourists in the Kingdom. Big difference....(Read More)


Father, two kids saved from drowning in Phuket

Meant to add: Irresponible Parents also endangering the lives of their OWN CHILDREN !...(Read More)


Father, two kids saved from drowning in Phuket

TOURISTS JUST KEEP ON IGNORING RED FLAGS !!Not just ENDANGERING their OWN lives but also those trying to save them and then still to top it all, IRRES...(Read More)


Online e-cigarette sales ring busted

In whose interest is the banning of vapor and e-cigs? Certainly not the publics. I smoked for 30 years and quit in a day by switching to a vaping devi...(Read More)


Father, two kids saved from drowning in Phuket

Why the Phuket beach guards let tourists entering the water were they planted the red flags? Phuket Beach guards should be there to keep the Asian to...(Read More)

The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2017 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.