Driver confronts taxi counterpart with arrest warrant in viral video, escorted to police station

A long-standing feud between two taxi drivers in Samut Prakan culminated as one driver took issues into his personal palms to ensure justice was served. According to a video posted on-line, the taxi driver waited a quantity of years to confront the other driver and had a warrant for his arrest but he evaded capture.
The incident, which occurred under a BTS Praksa station in Sukhumvit Road, Samut Prakan, involved a 38 yr old man, Songchai Saetan, filming a confrontation with the other taxi driver, 47 yr old Sumanat Mancharoen. In the video, Songchai is seen approaching Sumanat’s taxi, informing him of the arrest warrant, and demanding that he drives to the police station. Sumanat initially resists but eventually complies after being pressured by Songchai.
The history between the two taxi drivers dates back several years, when a video emerged displaying a man trying to park his taxi at a buying centre, only to be refused as he had not paid a charge. There was some hypothesis on the time that the altercation may have been related to the control of parking areas by an unlawful group, and both males ended up submitting reviews with the police, Sanook reported.
In the latest video, after Songchai’s intervention, Sumanat was arrested at his residence on expenses of fraud, forcible detention, and bodily assault. Accredited with licence plate quantity ทว 9375 Bangkok was additionally seized for further investigation.
During questioning, Sumanat admitted to driving an unregistered taxi, as he had no funds to purchase a brand new car, and stated he was unaware of the arrest warrant due to a lengthy period by which he was recovering from Covid-19. He declared his intention to proceed supporting his family by driving the taxi.
Songchai disclosed visiting Sumanat, who he had clashed with years in the past, on the BTS Praksa station on Sukhumvit Road, to confront him concerning the arrest warrant. He then forced Sumanat to drive to the police station however instead ended up at a petrol station in Bang Pu, where Sumanat parked the automotive and fled..

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