Tuesday , September 27 2022

Judge shoots self in courtroom

A chief judge on Friday at a provincial court in southern Thailand shot himself in the chest but survived.

Khanakorn Phianchana, the chief judge at Yala Provincial Court, was seriously injured and was rushed to the hospital after he shot himself with his own handgun in a courtroom.

After having delivered a verdict on a minor case, the judge mumbled to attendees in the courtroom, saying he was so tired of living his life overwhelmed by work.
Moments later, he rose to his feet, turned his back to the attendees, quickly drew the handgun from his suit and shot himself.

Court spokesman Suriyan Hongvilai said Khanakorn was initially believed to have worked under stress.

The judge was reported to be in a safe condition.

(Xinhua/NAN)

About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a writer with passion for cutting-edge news

Check Also

Trending video of Ghanaian couple kissing passionately at their wedding ceremony (video)

A video which is trending online shows the moment a Ghanaian couple were kissing passionately at their …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: