Pattaya caddy said cop bust her tooth and kicked her into the cells

PUBLISHED ON SUN, OCT 15, 2017 1:37 AM

Pattaya caddy said cop bust her tooth and kicked her into the cells



Image: Sanook


A caddy at a Pattaya golf course has appealed to the Thai media for justice after she said she was assaulted by a police officer and kicked into the cells.

Buathong 27, told Sanook that on Wednesday she and a friend had been involved in an argument with a foreigner and police had taken them to the station.

She felt she was not in the wrong and loudly complained when they wanted to put her in the cells to calm down.

Outside the cells she said she was repeatedly hit in the face by a policeman who then proceeded to kick her into the cells.

He broke a tooth on the left side of her mouth.

Seeing that she was injured the officer - named later as Jirawat - allowed her out to go to the hospital.

She said she returned later and being unable to accept what had happened to her she met another officer and compensation was agreed that would pay for her hospital treatment.

But when she went back to the station on Friday to get the money she said that the officer who assaulted her went back on his word and threatened to sue her if she said any more about it.

Undaunted - and with photo evidence from her friend - Buathong went to the media.

Contacted by Sanook, the station chief Apichai Krobpetch said he was aware of the basic details of the case. He said he had asked officer Jirawat to provide him with a report of his actions and promised justice for both sides in the case.

Sanook contacted Jirawat who said he was taking his child to hospital and it wasn't convenient to talk right now.

He said he'd explain everything later.


Source: Sanook


-- © Copyright Thai Visa News 2017-10-14
latest news from Pattaya News

Nothing to see here! Central officials forbid tourists taking photos as smoke engulfs restaurant video screenshot We Love Pattaya on Facebook reported that Central staff ordered tourists to stop taking pictures of an incident that happened at a BBQ restaurant. Smoke came out of the AKA restaurant...


Pattaya to stink a little while longerBy The Nation  Pattaya residents and tourists will have to hold their noses for another six months amid delays in contracting a new trash collector. Suthee Thabnonghee, the city’s Environment Office director, said on Wednesday the municipality had for now...


One night in Pattaya quite enough as Chinese tourist "attacked by Thai" vows to go home Picture: Team News A Chinese tourist told Pattaya police that he wanted to go back home the next day after he claimed he was attacked in a Walking Street go go bar for no reason. The 28 year old said he and his...


Pattaya Night Run scheduled for March to boost tourism FILE photo CHON BURI, 22 February 2018 (NNT) – The beach resort town of Pattaya is set to host the Pattaya Night Run 2018 in March as part of the tourism promotion strategy. The Chon Buri Provincial Office of Tourism and Sports, together with...