SAMUT SAKHON – A grade 7 teacher was arrested yesterday on suspicion of repeatedly raping and sexually abusing a female student over a two-year period.
The girl was 12 when the misconduct allegedly started and is now a Mathayom Suksa 1, or 7th grade, student.
Chalermchai Phromprapatsorn, 52, was apprehended at his house in Nakhon Prathom yesterday morning.
The teacher, who works at a school in Krathum Baen district of Samut Sakhon, is charged with raping a girl under 13 and performing an obscene act on a girl under 15.
He allegedly confessed and attempted to commit suicide shortly afterwards.
The arrest came after the mother and the girl, accompanied by Pavena Foundation chairwoman Pavena Hongsakul, sought help from Samut Sakhon Provincial Police chief Suraphong Thaiprasert on Thursday.
The girl’s mother petitioned the foundation…
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