Search Results for: physically attacking

  • Thailand News

    6 Thai men arrested for attacking 2 foreigners during Songkran

    Police arrested six Thai men for beating and stabbing two foreign men during the Songkran festival in the Isaan province of Roi Et on April 15. Officers from Mueang Roi Et Police Station investigated the water fight event on Thewa Phiban Road at about 10.30pm on April 15 after receiving reports of a physical altercation. Two injured foreigners were rushed…

  • Crime News

    Bolt drivers accused of attacking rival motorbike taxi drivers in Pattaya

    A group of Win motorbike taxi drivers claim they were attacked by Bolt drivers in Pattaya, following disagreements over customers and territory. The incident, which took place yesterday, resulted in injuries to two individuals, The Pattaya News reported. Last night at around 10.30pm, two motorbike taxi drivers, 50 year old Paitoon Wengwipha and 35 year old Anant Panyim, visited the Pattaya…

  • Thailand News

    Thai transwoman fined for assaulting foreigner in Pattaya (video)

    Police fined a Thai transwoman for physically assaulting a foreign man at a bar in Pattaya over a service fee dispute. A 33 year old Thai woman, Chomphu, who works in a Soi Bua Khao bar in Pattaya, filed a complaint against the transwoman at Mueang Pattaya Police Station. Chomphu reported that the Thai transwoman, later identified as 26 year…

  • Thailand News

    Youth gang wreaks havoc in Buriram, Thailand: Teen seriously hurt

    A gang of reckless youths caused havoc on the streets of Buriram, Thailand. A 13 year old boy was injured after the group pursued and attacked him amidst moving traffic. The incident was followed by the gang posting a taunt on Facebook, ridiculing their victim. Following the incident last night, police are now urgently hunting down the culprits. Upon arrival…

  • World News

    Brigitte Macron relative attacked near family’s chocolate shop

    In an apparent politically motivated attack, a family member of French first lady Brigitte Macron was assaulted outside the family’s chocolate shop in Amiens, northern France. Jean-Baptiste Trogneux was returning to his apartment above the renowned Trogneux chocolate shop when he was surrounded by anti-government protesters who insulted the president, his wife, and their family before physically attacking him. Jean-Alexandre…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Mad Buddhist monks brawl at funeral in northeast Thailand

    Tensions were high at a funeral in Surin province in northeast Thailand on Friday when a brawl broke out between two saffron-robed Buddhist monks, allegedly over a plastic chair. Yesterday, the acting abbot of Wat Pho Sri Sawang Arom, Phra Toi Kan, told reporters what happened at the temple on Friday. In Thailand, Buddhist funeral rites include a distinctive ritual…

  • Thailand News

    Thai restaurant staff attacked by customer in the US

    An American man attacked a Thai man working in a Thai restaurant in the United States last week after the establishment refused to give him free food. A reporter from KGO-TV San Francisco, Dion Lim, shared footage and details of the episode at the Thai restaurant in Berkeley, California. The incident happened on Wednesday, November 9 at about 5pm. This…

  • Crime News

    7 students at Thailand university face charges for allegedly beating a student to death

    Since 19 year old student Padyos “Prem” Chonpakdi was beaten to death, allegedly by university students in a violent initiation ceremony on Sunday in Nakhon Ratchasima, seven upper-level students have confessed to using excessive violence against Prem which lead to his death. Prem was forced to undress, drink excessive amounts of alcohol, sing and was punched in the stomach and…

  • Phuket News

    Crackdown on illegal loan sharks called for

    PHUKET: A Rassada Municipality council member called for a crackdown on loan sharks after his brother was attacked and brutally beaten by a group of armed men he claims were hired by illegal moneylenders. Rassada Municipality council member Chainarong Pillavas and his brother Suthipong Pillavas, who claims to have been attacked by some 20 thugs hired by the loanshark, made…

  • Thailand News

    Foreign man knocks out Thai transwoman on Pattaya Walking Street

    Security camera footage depicting a foreign man punching a Thai transwoman in the face, causing her to lose consciousness on Pattaya Walking Street, went viral yesterday. The CCTV footage, recorded around 3am on June 17, was widely shared by Thai media outlets. It showed a heated argument between the transwoman in a yellow dress and two foreign men wearing white…

  • Thailand News

    Tuk tuk driver faces 90 day suspension for overcharging tourists

    In a recent development, the tuk tuk driver who overcharged a group of Japanese tourists has been summoned for further questioning on the incident following a swift response from transportation authorities. The driver demanded a fare of 1,500 baht per person for a short journey from Asoke to Thanon Thaniya, totalling a hefty 6,000 baht for the four passengers. In…

  • Thailand News

    Japanese tourist’s 6,000 baht tuk tuk ripoff shocker in Bangkok

    A Japanese tourist shared a truly shocking experience on social media yesterday, detailing how they were ripped off by an unscrupulous Bangkok tuk tuk driver. The tourist was charged an extortionate 6,000 baht (US$162) for a trip from Asoke to the Sala Daeng area, a journey that would normally cost around 32 baht on the BTS Skytrain. Travelling in a…

  • Thailand News

    American YouTuber swings from fame to shame in Thailand

    Police arrested an American YouTuber at his home in Pattaya yesterday after he physically assaulted his Thai girlfriend by hitting her with a golf club. The man claimed the attack was staged for a video on his YouTube channel. The Thai woman, 20 year old Kanittha, and her younger sister sought assistance from a 55 year old maid named Anchulee…

  • Thailand News

    Fare fight: Phuket tuk tuk driver attacks Thai woman

    A Thai woman took to social media to accuse a tuk tuk driver on Bangla Road in Phuket of overcharging her foreign friend and attacking her after they refused the service. The Thai woman, Kanyasiri Sisuwan, shared the story about the tuk tuk driver on Facebook on April 15. She said she wanted to seek justice for herself and for…

  • Thailand News

    Referee attack at Thai boxing match sparks sport integrity debate

    Chaos erupted at a traditional Thai boxing match when a controversial draw decision by the referee led to an assault on the official and the opposing sides. The incident, captured in a widely criticised video, has sparked a debate about violence and fairness in sports. Yesterday, a boxing match took the term fighting spirit too literally when the referee’s decision…

  • Thailand News

    New Zealanders in hot water after assaulting Thai officer in Phuket

    Two New Zealanders, who physically assaulted a Thai police officer on Chao Fah East Road in Phuket on Saturday were charged with five offences and face a lifetime ban from entering Thailand. The incident occurred when a traffic officer from the Chalong Police Station, Somsak Noo-iad, asked two foreign men, later identified as 36 year old Hamish Day and 38…

  • Thailand News

    Swiss man’s visa revoked after physical assault on Thai doctor

    The Immigration Bureau revoked the visa of the Swiss man involved in the physical assault on a female Thai doctor near Yamu Cape in Phuket last week. The Thai doctor, 26 year old Tarndao Chandam, filed a complaint against Urs Fehr after the Swiss man attacked her on Saturday, February 24 when she and her friend sat on the steps…

  • Thailand News

    Nonthaburi woman saved from abuse after son’s accidental call to police

    A two-day ordeal of domestic abuse in Nonthaburi ended with police intervention after a 13 year old boy mistakenly dialled the emergency number while seeking medical help for his mother. The woman, a landlady, was found locked in a room and severely beaten by her younger, drug-addicted partner who was suspected of infidelity. In the quiet soi of Samakkhi 49,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai resort owner allegedly drugs, attacks, rapes party entertainer

    A Thai party entertainer accused the owner of a resort in the central province of Ang Thong of drugging, attacking and raping her on February 1. Subsequently, several other party entertainers have come forward, reportedly revealing that they too have been subjected to his abusive behaviour. The victim, 30 year old Dee, decided to file a complaint against the wealthy…

  • Thailand News

    Drug addict attacks Thai teacher after school hours (video)

    A drug addict surrendered to police after attacking a Thai teacher at a school in the northern province of Chiang Rai. The suspect claimed the victim hurt him first, so he acted in self-defence. Mueang Chiang Rai Police Station and Dhammanan Chiang Rai Rescue Team were alerted to the physical assault at Baan Pong Kluea School at about 1.40pm on…

  • Thailand News

    Teen turmoil: Thai-British boy’s distressing bullying encounter in UK unleashes a storm of online fury

    A shocking incident involving a 12 year old Thai-British boy has sparked outrage online. The boy was physically assaulted by a 17 year old student at a school in the UK. An initial report has been filed as the community rallies against such bullying, which can have long-lasting impacts on young lives. The incident was brought to light by an online…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man abuses ex-girlfriend and sells her explicit footage

    A Thai woman turned to social media influencer Guntouch “Gun” Pongpaiboonwet for help after her ex-boyfriend physically abused her and sold explicit footage of her online. Gun accompanied the victim, 29 year old Am, to Taling Chan Police Station to file a complaint against her 25 year old ex-boyfriend, who physically abused her throughout their three-month relationship and sold a…

  • Thailand News

    American-Filipino man murdered for drawing swastika on friend’s forehead

    A half Thai half Filipino man murdered his half American half Filipino friend after he allegedly drew a Nazi Party swastika sign on his forehead in Bangkok. The incident occurred on Monday, August 28 in front of No. 70 in Soi Lat Phrao 122 in the Wang Thong Lang district of Bangkok. Officers from Wang Thong Lang Police Station were…

  • Thailand News

    Food delivery driver apologizes after refusing overweight customer due to bike damage

    Maligned for rejecting an overweight customer due to breaking his motorcycle suspension, a food delivery driver has issued a heartfelt apology. Initially voicing his frustration by sharing images of a broken motorcycle shock absorber, attributing its damage to heavy passengers, his comments now sit at the heart of a heated online debate. As reported, images appeared on the Red Skull…

  • World News

    Referee Anthony Taylor harassed by Roma fans at Budapest Airport

    English referee Anthony Taylor and his family faced harassment from a group of Roma supporters at Budapest Airport following the Italian team’s loss to Sevilla in the Europa League final. Videos on social media depict Taylor and his family being escorted from a cafe to a secure area by airport security as fans targeted the referee after a contentious match…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket man who slit father’s throat faces murder charges

    UPDATE The Phuket man who slit his father’s throat on Monday now faces charges of murder. The man, 26 year old Arnon Kammanochart, slit the throat of his father, 51 year old Uthai Kammanochart, in Thalang district. Arnon claimed that he was defending himself from his father. He said his father physically attacked him when he didn’t have money for…

  • Phuket News

    Son slits father’s throat in Phuket, allegedly in self defence

    A man in Phuket allegedly killed his father in a violent incident over cigarette money. The man, 26 year old Arnon Kammanochart, slit the throat of his father, 51 year old Uthai Kammanochart, in Thalang district yesterday evening. Arnon said that he was defending himself. Arnon told Thalang Police that his father asked him to buy cigarettes. Arnon said he…

  • Thailand News

    5 captives brainwashed by transwoman’s cult, 15 more victims file complaints

    UPDATE A police investigation into the three women and two children held captive in a Bangkok condominium by a transwoman and her accomplice revealed they were brainwashed. More victims came forward after the story broke and filed complaints with the police against the suspects. The Commander of the Metro Police Detective Department, Teeradate Thamsutee, revealed more details about the case…

  • Phuket News

    Four suspects admit they assaulted US tourist in Patong

    UPDATE Four suspects have reportedly admitted that they physically assaulted an American tourist in Patong early yesterday morning. The assault happened at the nightlife hotspot of Bangla Road. Patong Police Chief Colonel Sujin Nilbodee told The Phuket Express… “The four suspects have admitted they attacked the American man who they claimed was intoxicated before an argument began followed by a…

  • Bangkok News

    2 Kuwaiti thugs face jail for attack on a woman & 4 Thai men

    Two allegedly drunk Kuwaiti men were arrested on Friday, September 16, after attacking four Thai men who came to the rescue of a woman at a hotel near the Central Embassy in Bangkok. The thugs could face imprisonment of up to two years and a fine of up to 10,000 baht. Last Friday at 4am, police officers from Lumpini Police…