Man Arrested for Murder After 8 Years on the Run

 | Thu 16 Apr 2015 04:34 ICT

CityNews – A man who has been on the run from a Chiang Mai arrest warrant for almost eight years was finally arrested in Phuket on Sunday April 12.


47-year-old Pornsawan Seksan, originally from Phuket, had been on the run since 2007 when the Chiang Mai Provincial Court issued an arrest warrant for murder and gun possession.

Pornsawan is suspected of killing a man in a fight at a bar in Sarapee’s Thawangtan sub-district on May 12, 2007.

According to police, Pornsawan admitted to his crime and now awaits prosecution in custody.