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PDRC guard Popcorn Gunman confessesThe Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: The so-called "popcorn gunman" yesterday confessed that he worked as a People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) guard and was one of the gunmen involved in the Lak Si shooting incident a day before the February 2 election.

Wiwat Yodprasit, 24, told the press he was paid Bt300 a day to provide security for PDRC protesters at the Chaeng Wattana rally site.

He said he worked under a chief guard called Sumet, who went by the alias Men, and claimed it was Sumet who gave him the M16 rifle he used that day.

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