PATTAYA – Pol.Maj.Gen.Surapol has reported that a 23 year old Danish Toursits in Pattaya has reportedly been raped by a Thai man who pretended to be a motorbike taxi driver.
The 23 Year old victim said she withdrew money from an ATM when a man who pretended to be a motorcycle taxi rider told her he could take her back home.
She then accepted the offer and decided to go with him. Whilst on the back of the motorbike the man rode in the wrong direction and she knew something was wrong and tried to jump off but was riding too fast.
He then took her into a secluded area where he raped her and stole the 23,000THB she had withdrew from the ATM, threatening her not tell anyone.
She then reported that the man then took her to a crowded place where she jumped off and shouted for help but he quickly fled the scene. Some local people helped her and took her to hospital before contacting her relatives.
According to the Local Police the incident had been kept secret until her relatives decided to spread the news and a sketched picture of the rapist. The woman has relatives who own a real estate business in Pattaya.
Pol.Col.Kampol Leelaprapaporn-superintendent said that the officers found hairs of the rapist at the crime scene and are now hunting him so he can be arrested and prosecuted according to Thai law.
Due to a number of recent high profile cases involving Foreign Nationals, local Police are under pressure to arrest the person responsible for the alleged attack but for now he remains at-large
The victim’s relatives have now put up a 50,000 baht for anyone with information about the rapist.