Tuk Tuk Turf War: Case of murdered tuk tuk boss in Phuket lifts veil on Thai transport mafia

In Phuket, there’s a murder investigation on to find the killer of the slain boss of an organized crime tuk tuk gang. The story reveals all sorts of things about how transportation organized crime gangs throughout Thailand operate. Sakol Sompotch, 58, was fatally shot in the early hours of Oct. 25, when his assailants reportedly rode up on a motorbike in front of the Phuket Villa housing complex on Phra Phuket Kaew Road just before 3am and uploaded a hail of gunfire into the cab of Sakol’s tuk tuk. Sakol was the President of…Read more

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