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Nonthaburi “nurse” reported to police

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A woman in Nonthaburi, just north of Bangkok, has landed herself in hot water over a bit of cosplay: the Nurses Association of Thailand is seeking legal prosecution after she claimed to be a graduate of Borommarajonani College of Nursing and dressed as a nurse for a pre-wedding photoshoot with a police officer.

After the photos were posted online, a number of nurses noticed that she isn’t a nurse and told her she shouldn’t have made such a claim. She reportedly attacked them viciously and even threatened to sue them.

Netizens then investigated her social media pages and learned that she used to cosplay in a nurse uniform while performing a dance at her home, and she had passed ninth grade but had never attended a nursing institution.

Nonthaburi "nurse" reported to police | News by Thaiger

The public relations head of the Nurses Association announced that “in order to preserve the dignity” of 220,000 nurses across the country, the association reported the case to Muang Nonthaburi Police Station.

The woman is accused of violating Section 27 of the Medical Profession Act by claiming to be medical personnel, and committing fraud by using the uniform of a professional nurse and midwife.

No mention of the cosplay photos like the one below.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

Nonthaburi "nurse" reported to police | News by Thaiger

 

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    James

    Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 7:25 pm

    If this is true, what about Anutin?

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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