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Update: Arrest warrant out for cyanide case suspect’s policeman ex-husband


THE COURT has approved an arrest warrant for a policeman, who is the former husband of cyanide serial killings suspect, on three charges – joint embezzlement, joint fraud and forgery of documents, Sanook.com said today (May 3).

Deputy National Police Chief Pol. Gen. Surachate Hakparn, nicknamed Big Joke, confirmed that the court had approved the arrest warrant for  Pol. Lt. Col. Witoon Rangsiwutthaphon, a deputy superintendent for investigation at Suan Phueng police station in Ratchaburi, as requested by Nakhon Pathom provincial police.

Cyanide killings linked to Ms. Sararat Rangsiwutthaporn, or Am, now total 14 with there being one survivor. Although she had divorced  Pol. Lt. Col. Witoon police said the two of them continued to live together.

Pol. Lt. Col. Witoon and another important witness in the cyanide serial killings will be brought to the Police Club for questioning this afternoon with the former to be presented with the arrest warrant and taken into custody upon his arrival.

Pol. Gen. Surachate will be arriving at 3 p.m. to interrogate them himself after a meeting with National Police Chief Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittipraphat.


Top and Front Page: Ms. Sararat Rangsiwutthaporn being arrested last week. Photos: Sanook.com

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