Singaporean robbed of 4.5 million baht and his Porsche in Bangkok

A Singaporean man was held hostage and robbed of 4.5 million baht, including his Porsche and other items. The incident happened on June 22 but the arrest warrant wasn’t granted until July 9. Singaporean robbed

The two men, known as 26 year old Tharit na Phatthalung and 44 year old Petch Boonvong were arrested on Saturday. They were caught, separately, inside their homes in Bang Rak and Lat Phrao.

According to authorities, the Singaporean had known Petch for five years and later introduced him to Tharit. That night, Petch and Tharit asked the victim for some cash to pay off their gambling debts.

The pair are suspected of working together with five other people to rob the Singaporean while threatening him with a gun outside a nightclub in the Huai Kwang neighbourhood in Bangkok. They took off in the Porsche that belonged to the victim.

Petch said he left the premises before the event had taken place, and denied having gambling debts while being questioned.

Police stated that they are still looking for the Porsche, but it’s believed that it’s with the owner of a gambling site.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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