Pick Pocketing Lady Boys ArrestedPattaya police have arrested 2 lady boys who were spotted pick pocketing a Japanese tourist by a police patrol on beach road.
PATTAYA – June 12,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 3.00 a.m., Pol.Lt.Col. Sunan Buasing (Inspector of Pattaya city police station, Chon Buri province) together with Pol.Lt. Sakchai Janla (Deputy Inspector) and forces of the Special Operation team, had arrested a Mr. Winai or Nam Wan In-sa-wang, aged 29, Suphan Buri resident, and Mr. Na or Bew Sonjan, aged 19, Cambodian nationality, with exhibits of 1 wallet and 4,990 THB which belonged to Mr Kochi Igali, aged 43, from Japan.
Pol.Lt.Col. Sunan said that a patrol team which was patrolling beach road spotted Mr. Winai or Nam Wan and Mr. Na or Bew were groping a Japanese tourist when Mr. Winai picked his pocket and stole his wallet while Mr. Na was standing keeping look out. Once they had the wallet they quickly fled on a motorbike but were spotted by police and arrested with the stolen wallet.
Anyhow, upon inspecting the criminal history of Mr. Na or Bew Sonjan, aged 19, from Cambodia the police found that he had been arrested before for the same type of crime in Pattaya. Initially, the police charged the 2 lady boys with theft before sending them to the inquiry official of Pattaya city police station to be prosecuted further according to the Thai law.