Connect with us


Extorted women held in chicken fighting dog kennel by fake police



PHOTO: Fake police held a woman in a dog kennel to extort 50,000 baht. (via video screenshot)

A woman went out for a shopping trip but ended up at the centre of a bizarre story after she alleges she was arrested by fake police and detained in a dog kennel while being extorted for 50,000 baht. The woman was reported missing on Monday by her mother after she never came home from her shopping trip and today police arrested 4 men and charged them with impersonating police officers.

The Pattaya City Police raided their compound at a farmer chicken fighting facility with 3 pit bulls on-site and a number of dog kennels. The unnamed woman said that the men posing as police took her into custody and put a black bag over her head while driving her to the location full of chickens and dogs. Though it was not revealed what crime the fake police officers had accused her of, she said that they held her in a dog kennel and told her that she would be released for 50,000 baht.

The men impersonating police officers told her that if they brought her to the actual police station the penalty for her crimes would be much harsher and much more expensive. The next day, the victim attempted to get the money from her foreign boyfriend but was only able to get 16,000 baht. The men holding her hostage agreed to let her go for that price.

Today Pattaya and Chon Buri police went to the chicken fighting venue in Bang Lamung That they identified as the location the woman said that she had been held along with several other captives. During the course of their investigation, police uncovered 2 additional victims of the group, one of whom actually identified the fourth member of the gang that had been arrested after the original report only identified 3 men.

Further investigation revealed that one suspect is a former Thai Navy officer and police suspect that there are more perpetrators impersonating police officers as part of this gang. Police also believe that there may be many more victims of the fake officers. The Pattaya Police ask anyone who believes they’ve been targeted by the gang to file a report at the police station.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News


Get more from The Thaiger

Neill is a journalist from the United States with 10+ years broadcasting experience and national news and magazine publications. He graduated with a degree in journalism and communications from the University of California and has been living in Thailand since 2014.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Hot News13 mins ago

Suitcase in Japan held different kind of explosives as bomb squad finds sex toys

Crime20 mins ago

The world mourns mass shooting at northeast Thailand daycare centre

Hot News28 mins ago

World’s oldest dog Pebbles dies at age 22

Sponsored39 mins ago

5 reasons why Thailand educators shouldn’t miss Bett Asia in Bangkok this year

Crime32 mins ago

Mass shooting in northeast Thailand: Death toll rises to 37

Thailand49 mins ago

Mass shooting in Thailand 37 killed | GMT

World1 hour ago

Slaughtered Thai grandfather celebrated in street sign

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Hot News1 hour ago

A sickening scene as little ones massacred while sleeping at Thai nursery

Guides15 hours ago

Foodie Zone: Where to get vegan desserts in Bangkok 2022

Thailand16 hours ago

Thailand News Today | 36 dead in a mass shooting at a nursery in northeast Thailand

Guides17 hours ago

5 best wine bars in Bangkok offering rich and quality wine

North East17 hours ago

Hip businesses in northeast Thai province offer tasty food and fun experiences

Crime17 hours ago

British CEO arrested at Bangkok Airport over 40 million baht fraud accusations

Thailand17 hours ago

Thailand’s 5 national parks raise entry fees for foreigners by 100%

Bangkok17 hours ago

Ari around invites Ari people to share good deeds through the app.

Press Room17 hours ago

Where to order cannabis/weed in Thailand

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11