Igbo Young Man Arrest In Thailand For Allegedly Robbing And Shooting A Russian Woman

Nwafor Igbo, Chijioke James Chukwunweike, 27, has been arrested by the Phuket Police, Thailand for allegedly robbing and shooting a Russian woman in the Island-province, and breaking into several houses in the area.

He was nabbed at a rented house in Moo 2 village in Tambon Rawai in Phuket’s Muang district on Thursday night, August 31, in the course of which, the Police were said to have found some luxurious at apartment they believed he had stolen from people.

However, Chukwunweike denied robbing or attacking the Russian woman. 

According to the woman, Elena Kharenko, she woke up at around 3.30am on August 30 and saw burglars inside her luxurious house near the Rawai beach.

She was shot when she shouted for help. The thieves carried away a safe box and other valuables.

Phuket police chief Pol Colonel Akanit Danphithaksat himself went to the Chalong Police Station to interrogate the suspect.

Several house owners in the Rawai area, whose houses had been burgled, also came to the police station to check the seized valuables.

One of them, Sasithorn Temphan, 39, identified a Louis Vuitton handbag and two luxury watches as belonging to her.


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