Prison Break: Two Public Servants under Investigation for Assisting Chaowalit Thongduang’s Escape

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The Escape

Chaowalit Thongduang, also known as “Sia Paeng Na Nod,” 37, made a daring escape on October 22. Chaowalit was serving a twenty-year prison sentence for attempted murder at the Nakhon Si Thammarat prison. He was taken to a hospital for dental treatment, where he subsequently collapsed due to severe leg pain. Amidst the confusion, Chaowalit managed to make a break, evading authorities for the past ten days.

Accomplice Arrested

In the first breakthrough after Chaowalit’s escape, police nabbed Sutiwas Khunnarong, 28, alias Non Thung Lan, in Ratchaburi province. Sutiwas is accused of being the getaway driver. Despite initially denying his involvement, after intense questioning, he confessed to aiding Chaowalit. Sutiwas recounted how he switched vehicles during the escape, ultimately dropping Chaowalit off in the Banthat mountain range in Phatthalung province.

Two Officials Suspected

The investigation took an unexpected turn when arrest warrants were approved for two unidentified public servants. These individuals are suspected of aiding Chaowalit in his escape. The Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial court approved the warrants. They are expected to turn themselves in to the police within a day or two.

Threats to a Prosecutor

In a twist of events, a prosecutor in Songkhla province reported receiving a life-threatening letter from a friend of Chaowalit. The anonymous letter demanded the return of money to Chaowalit, threatening the prosecutor and his family with harm. The prosecutor denied any personal connection to the fugitive Chaowalit.

Chaowalit’s Criminal History

Chaowalit was convicted last year by the Phatthalung Provincial Court for an armed assault on police during an attempted abduction in 2019. He began his sentence at Phatthalung Prison in January 2022 and was later transferred to Nakhon Si Thammarat Prison. Apart from attempted murder, numerous other criminal charges are also leveled against him. It remains to be seen what consequences await Chaowalit when he is eventually recaptured, and what punishments his accomplices will face for their roles in the escape.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: Who is the escaped prisoner and what are the details surrounding his escape?

Chaowalit Thongduang, also known as “Sia Paeng Na Nod,” aged 37, is the inmate who managed to escape from the Nakhon Si Thammarat prison. He had been serving a twenty-year sentence for attempted murder and escaped on October 22. He was taken to a hospital for dental treatment where he feigned a collapse due to severe leg pain. Amidst the ensuing confusion, he broke away and managed to evade the authorities for ten days.

Q2: Who is the accomplice arrested in connection with the escape and what was his role?

Sutiwas Khunnarong, 28, who goes by the alias Non Thung Lan, is suspected of being the getaway driver aiding Chaowalit’s escape. He was arrested in Ratchaburi province. Initially, Sutiwas denied his involvement. However, after intense questioning, he admitted to helping Chaowalit and described how they switched vehicles during the escape to throw off authorities, eventually leaving Chaowalit in the Banthat mountain range in Phatthalung province.

Q3: Who are the public servants under investigation for assisting in Chaowalit’s escape?

Two unidentified public servants are currently under investigation for allegedly aiding Chaowalit in his prison break. Arrest warrants for these individuals have been approved by the Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial court. They are expected to surrender themselves to the police within the next couple of days. The details of their involvement in the escape are still unclear as the investigation is ongoing.