Police in Trang in southern Thailand have arrested a 71-year-old man after he admitted raping an 89-year-old neighbour. But when the Palian constabulary arrived, some measure of “justice” had already been meted out to Yap Chaiphak.
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Naphawan, a granddaughter of the victim, admitted whacking Yap four or five times with a broom handle after he was behaving like he had done nothing.
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“I admit I lost my temper,” she said. “Society is not safe any more – for a neighbour to do this to my gran is just terrible”.
Mia, 89, (surname withheld) was raped on Monday on a raised platform outside her house in the village of Ban Na.
Yap has admitted what he did and was taken to hospital. He had a broken arm and damaged ribs after the beating handed out by the granddaughter.
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He intends to press charges for assault against her, reported Daily News.
Mia is constantly vomiting and won’t eat. She is in another hospital recovering from her ordeal.