A 54 year old man has been arrested on Monday, for allegedly raping a 74 year old bed-ridden woman in a Bangkok squatter community, Thailand.

Man, 54, arrested for allegedly raping 74-year-old bed-ridden woman

Police said Sombat Tonwong, had allegedly raped the elderly woman during the night of November 17.

According to the Thailand Nation, the victim’s 37 year old daughter filed a police complaint against Sombat with the Tha Rua Police Station on November 20.

The daughter told police that she had noticed her mother’s troubled state of mind and pressed her for the reason. The mother then told her about the November 17 sexual attack.

Sombat was arrested under an arrest warrant issued by the South Bangkok Court on November 22.

Police said the accused was taking drugs with the victim’s son-in-law at the victim’s home at the time of the incident.

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