PATTAYA – April 25, 2012 [PDN]; Pol.Lt.Col.Chuangchote Mongkolthanayuth, Pattaya police was notified by Mr. Chidapa Tepsiha 25-year-old, transsexual with a knife stab wound in her left armpit, and a wound on the left shoulder. The wound under the left armpit was deep and still bleeding. Moments later Mr. Chidapa collapsed still bleeding profusely. The police sent her immediately to Banglamung hospital.
Upon interrogation Mr.Chidapa, the victim said that her transgender friend and flatmate Mr. Utain Kamtun, age 22 living in room # 307, SP dormitory, Soi Middle Pattaya 4, stabbed her with a knife because she had clumsily kicked Utain’s plate while she was going to the bathroom, Utain got angry and scolded her flatmate and they started quarreling. Suddenly Mr.Utain snatched a knife and stabbed her Mr. Chidapa in the left shoulder and the arm pit. Mr. Chidapa asked Mr. Utain to stop. Mr. Uthai fled the scene.Two of Chidapa’s friends pulled out knife which was stuck in the armpit. Thereafter they took their friend to the police station.
Later Mr.Utain, surrendered to the police and confessed “she” had stabbed “her” room mate. “She” said, “she” did it in self protection.His side of the story: Mr. Uthain was eating on the floor, Mr.Chidapa came home and clumsily kicked “her” plate and then they started to quarrel. Chidapa splashed a bowl of super-spicy soup on Mr. Uthain’s face, the flatmate got furious and stabbed Mr. Chidapa. Both of them were drunk.
At first the police arrested Mr.Utain and later checked the crime scene, and found a scattered bowl of soup, a plate and drops of blood all over the floor. The police also seized the 10 cm long knife, the weapon, the evidence.
Mr.Utain was charged with knife stabbing and inflicting injuries. The police will wait for Mr.Chidapa to recover thereafter he will be interrogated.