THE WORLDPOST
02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Thai Singer Charged With Fatal Nightclub Fire On New Year's

The police on Tuesday completed the investigation into the Santika pub fire case and charged a lead singer from a rock band with negligence resulting in other people's deaths.

Deputy police chief Jongrak Jutanont said that Burn music group's lead singer Saravuth Ariya, aged 28, was a prime suspect for causing the pub fire on New Year's Eve, which left 65 deaths and over 200 injuries.

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