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PHUKET: A Thai ladyboy was arrested early yesterday morning, after stealing money from a Singaporean tourist in Patong.

Ng Wei Kiat, 31, met Tanakorn Jaiban, 25, on Bangla Road about 3am.

“Mr Ng was reportedly interested in Ms Tanakorn, and they both went to have some fun in a hotel room on Phra Metta Road,” said Lt Col Weerapong Rakito of the Patong Police.

“Later, in the room, Mr Ng found that he was missing 402 Singaporean Dollars. Mr Ng asked Ms Tanakorn if she had taken the money, but she denied having any knowledge of the money all at,” Lt Col Weerapong said.

“Ms Tanakorn and Mr Ng continued to argue over the missing amount, until hotel staff called the police in.”

The two were taken to Patong Police station for questioning.

“Ms Tanakorn kept denying stealing the money,” Col Weerapong said. “So, we decided to search them both.”

“It was at that point that Ms Tanakorn excused herself to go to the toilet. She was acting suspiciously, like she was trying to get something out of her underwear. A police officer told her to stop, but she quickly ran into the toilet and locked the door,” he added.

Police then broke down the door and found Ms Tanakorn holding 402 Singapore Dollars in cash in her hand.

Ms Tanakorn was charged with theft.

— Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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