A man contacted rescue services for help last night after his 65 year old grandfather, Kham Pananta, went missing in the forests.
According to his grandson, Kham suffers from dementia and had been missing after taking his motorbike out that morning. When he later heard from a villager that Kham had been seen entering the forest he became concerned.
After hours of searching, at just before midnight rescue workers found Kham in the forest. He was exhausted and in bad shape, but otherwise well and being treated for exposure at Sanpatong Hospital.