Taxi Driver Kills Customer With Samurai Sword Over $1.50 Fare

July 10, 2013 5:54 pm 0 comments Views: 210

A Bangkok taxi driver is under arrest for murder after allegedly killing an American passenger with a samurai sword after a heated dispute over a $1.50 fare, according to Thai police.

Police say that the driver turned violent on the American passenger, and attacked him with a samurai sword on Saturday over the dispute of a fare, which was a measly $1.50.

Television footage showed pictures of two men fighting, with one of them, the taxi driver, brandishing a sword. The driver said he chased after the American after he left his vehicle without paying his fare.

Local media reports the driver has been charged with murder

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