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Koh Samui senior police officer faces charges for allegedly raping a suspect

Caitlin Ashworth



PHOTO: Nation Thailand

A senior police officer in Koh Samui faces charges for allegedly raping a 21 year old Burmese woman at the Bo Phut Police Station. The officer, who was an investigation squad leader at the Bo Phut station, has been suspended and is now in detention at the Koh Samui Court, according to Nation Thailand.

The senior sergeant major allegedly took the woman, who had been arrested on drug charges, out of her cell at around 2am Wednesday and to another room at the Bo Phut Police station where he allegedly sexually abused her. She was then taken back to her cell.

The woman reported the incident to the Myanmar Embassy which then filed a complaint directly with the Bo Phut police chief. The senior officer was immediately suspended on Wednesday and a disciplinary committee was set up to investigate. The woman was taken to Koh Samui Hospital for a physical examination.

The officer is facing rape charges and is now in detention at Koh Samui Court.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11:44 am

    Did they test him for covid yet?

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      Friday, January 15, 2021 at 12:11 pm

      shit for brains

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    Issan John

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    Sorry, Thaiger, but a police “senior sergeant major” is definitely NOT a “senior police officer” 🙂

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    Toby Andrews

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    Read carefully John and you might find a grammar mistake.
    Thank you for reminding us how intelligent you are. Nit picker!

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      Issan John

      Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4:08 pm

      Hardly nit-picking, Toby.

      He isn’t / wasn’t a “senior police officer”. Hardly complicated, either.

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    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2:39 pm

    Surprised not transfered!

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    James Pate

    Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 5:13 am

    Horrible! Throw the book at him! I would not be surprised if the victim somehow doesn’t make it to court and he gets off the hook. Even if she gets to court, her testimony will be attacked because she’s an unreliable, Burmese drug-user. Oh, and the evidence will have been “misplaced”.

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    brian mc

    Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 9:53 am

    he was identified by his unusually formed erection but her lawyers think it wont stand up in court

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    Monday, February 15, 2021 at 10:18 am

    let me guess, no charges just moved to inactive post. joke nation

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    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:59 am

    Unprofessional LEO’s acting above the law, exactly why they will never get the respect from people and remain a joke. Guy should be held accountable and thrown in jail, which will not happen.

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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