Rape Attempt FoiledBanglamung police have arrested a man who attempted to rape a young woman who was sleeping whilst burgling her house.
PATTAYA – July 19,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 9.00 a.m., Pol.Lt. Nopphadon Inthasorn (Deputy Inspector of Banglamung police station, Chon Buri province) was notified that a man had attempted to rape a young woman at a house in Na Kluea, Amphur Banglamung, Chon Buri province. The rapist was the victim’s neighbour. Therefore, Pol.Lt. Nopphadon rushed to inspect the scene with Banglamung police.
At the scene near a restaurant, the officers found some bystanders who had detained Mr. Roongroj Boonkerd, aged 36. He told police that that previously he had fixed the victim’s roof on her house. He knew that the house belonged to an elderly woman who had a good looking niece so he decided to come back and burgle it. While he was burgling the house he spotted the owners niece sleeping so he tried to rape her. She shouted for help and he fled the scene but was caught by her neighbours.
After initial investigation the police detained Mr. Roongroj and sent him to Pol.Lt. Assawin Jantho (Inquiry official of Banglamung police station) to be prosecuted further according to Thai law.