Wednesday, 28 June 2017
King of Thailand shot by two boys while riding bicycle in Germany
Two boys who did not like the fact that the King of Thailand was vacationing near their home, decided to shoot him as has went by their home, according to police in Germany. Erding police said that they have arrested the two boys, 13 and 14, after being accused of using an airgun to shoot the King of Thailand. The 13-year-old boy was released without being charged as he is too young to face prosecution. The 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm.
According to the police investigation, 64-year-old King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun of Thailand, bought a vacation home in Erding, where he spends a significant amount of time during the year. On Saturday, Bodindradebayavarangkun and his entourage were riding bicycles when they were shot with rubber bullets as they were traveling near the home of the two boys. Later in the day, Bodindradebayavarangkun was shot against as he traveled near the boy's home in a car. No injuries were reported, but Bodindradebayavarangkun’s security detail informed the police about the two shooting incidents.
Bodindradebayavarangkun declined to press charges against the boys.