Lawyer Arm faces rape charges

Lawyer Arm faces rape charges

Lawyer Arm faces rape charges
On Monday, authorities in Songkhla territory made the arrest. ( Police photo )

Phongsathon Suwannaraksa, a well-known attorney known for helping victims of physical abuse, has been detained for reportedly raping and blackmailing one of his own customers.

The 26-year-old assault victim is said to have experienced melancholy as a result of the alleged rape and attempted suicide by jumping off the board of HTMS Chakri Naruebet in Chon Buri on November 22, 2013, in an attempt to kill herself. She was soon rescued.

Mr Phongsathon, 34, better known as Lawyer Arm, was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Bureau ( MPB) police in Songkhla, his hometown, on Monday. He was charged with rape using power, which he denied, and insisted it was lawful sex. &nbsp,

” It was completely lawful. I will certainly get this case]countersuit]. If I lose, I will stop being a solicitor”, said the presume upon his arrest on Monday

He added that he has filed lawsuits against the person for trying to extort money from him and falsely reporting to the police against him.

The attorney has also submitted a petition to the National Anti-Corruption Commission against police officers at Don Muang police place who are looking into the murder case against him.

After surviving the suicide attempt from last year, the woman claimed to have been depressed and that she had told the MPB researchers that the prosecutor had threatened her.

She claimed to have met him in 2022 when she needed legal assistance in a lawsuit against a colleague who had refused to pay a 100, 000-baht loan. The attorney at the time ran for re-election on the Kla Party’s seat in Songkhla, but he lost.

The girl claims that the attorney raped her and invited her to what he claimed was a party organized by Kla in Bangkok. She claimed that after the tragedy, he began blackmailing her.

In the Bangkok district known as Don Muang, she afterwards made the decision to charge him with rape. The police authorities were subsequently sued by him, who later brought countersuits against her.