BOY WAKES UP AF­TER ELEC­TRO­CU­TION

Bangkok Post - - NATIONAL -

CHILD LA­BOR: A 13-year-old boy has re­gained con­scious­ness five months af­ter he was elec­tro­cuted while work­ing at a car wash ser­vice in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Muang district.

The case was brought to light af­ter his mother, Kwan­jai Kham­tangna, sought help from the Pavena Foun­da­tion for Chil­dren and Women, say­ing the car wash’s owner did not take re­spon­si­bil­ity for the in­ci­dent, which left her son, Chai­wat Sua-soongn­ern, un­con­scious for months.

Ms Kwan­jai told re­porters yes­ter­day that the health con­di­tion of her son ap­pears to have im­proved as he can open his eyes, though he still can­not move his body. She said her son worked for the car wash dur­ing a school break and earned 200 baht a day.

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