Couple Caught For ExtortionPattaya police made the statement after they had arrested a gang fooled victims to rob.
PATTAYA – July 21,2016 [PattayaDailynews]; at 10.00am Pol Col Chakthip Paraphankul, chief of BangLamung police, Pol Lt Col Apitchana Wattanawalangkul, deputy chief, Pol Maj Col Parinyawut Kurukarnkusol, inspector, and police officers made the statement about arrest Mr Monthien Nonnuch aged 19 and Miss Wanpen Pongsalee aged 23 on charge of extortion. The officers also confiscated an iPhone that the suspects had extorted from the victim.
Previously, a Thai man notified the police that he had been fooled by a girl he met online and chatted on B Talk application. He appointed to meet her in an alley and he rode a motorcycle to pick up her. As he was on the ride, then two Thai men followed him and forced him to stop riding. One of them claimed that he is girl’s boyfriend and he also threatened and took an iPhone from him. In addition, the girl went with these men; therefore, he decided to notify the police.
Later the police officers found out that 4 persons suspected for this kind of crime. The police officers rushed to arrest Mr Monthien and Miss Wanpen in their house; meanwhile, Mr Krannarong Sengdornprai aged 22 and Miss Wilawan Purimatung aged 23 who were in the gang can escape. Police officers disclosed that they robbed as gang and there were several victims.