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Phuket Tourist Police asks night clubs to take care of foreign female customers

Kritsada Mueanhawong

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Tourist Police are asking Phuket night club operators to be responsible and look after female tourist customers.

This follows Phuket police arresting a man who sexually assaulted a British female tourist at Nai Harn last week.

Read more about the assault and arrest HERE.

The suspect, 40 year old Amnart ‘Mai’ Attajan, is now in custody for sexually assaulting the woman by taking advantage of her, whilst she was “unable to resist” (due to intoxication).

“This offence shall be punished with imprisonment of 4-20 years and a fine of 80,000-400,000 baht.”

The Tourist Police Division 3 Chief Col Tongchai Wilaiprom is asking night club operators to look after female foreign customers, “especially if they get drunk and cannot take care of themselves”.

“If there is Thai man coming to talk with them, please contact the Phuket Tourist Police or local police to take care of them. “

“Sometimes female foreign tourists talk and being acquainted in a night club with Thai men. That doesn’t automatically mean that they are allowed to sexually assault them. This kind of incident has damaged Phuket’s tourism image.”

Phuket Tourist Police asks night clubs to take care of foreign female customers | News by Thaiger

 

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