Koh Samui: German tourist and wife robbed at knife point - released convicts probed

Koh Samui: German tourist and wife robbed at knife point - released convicts probed

 

2pm.jpg

Picture: ONB news

 

Police on the holiday island of Koh Samui believe that a man who stabbed a German tourist and stole gold from his Thai wife may have been recently released in an amnesty. 

 

They are checking the records of 100 men who have just been let out of jail. 

 

The 60 year old German - who was not named - and his Thai wife Yong Noiphrom, 56, from Naratiwas, were followed and ambushed by a Thai man aged about 25-30 wearing a full face helmet. 

 

The attack happened as the couple rode a motorcycle on a waterfall road between Lamai and Mae Nam. 

 

2pm1.jpg

Picture: ONB news

 

The German was stabbed in the shoulder in the attack on Wednesday. The robber got a one baht weight gold necklace and a half baht weight bracelet. This was all worth about 30,000 baht. 

 

ONB reported that the German did not want to be pictured yesterday when the couple went to the area with the police. He was said to have been terrorized by the incident. 

 

His wife spoke about the attack. Bloodstains were found on the road surface. 

 

Police are studying CCTV and checking all 100 men released in a recent amnesty on the island.

 

Source: ONB news

 

 

thai+visa_news.jpg

-- © Copyright Thai Visa News 2019-06-07
Follow Thaivisa on LINE for breaking Thailand news and visa info
latest news from Koh Samui

Koh Samui: Russian found dead next to carcass of his favorite dog Image: Thai Rath Mystery surrounds the death of a Russian man found dead beside his favorite pet dog yesterday. Koh Samui police and rescue teams were called to a large two story house surrounded by a wall in Mae Nam Soi 3. In a...

READ MORE...

Luxury resort development halted in Koh Samui Naew Na reported that a luxury resort development in Koh Samui has been ordered halted for flouting building regulations.  A raid was mounted on Saturday at the hillside property by a large contingent of local land and environment ministry...

READ MORE...

Ang Thong Marine Park a candidate for heritage listBy Natthapat PhromkaewThe Nation  Ang Thong National Marine Park northeast of Koh Samui looks likely to be included on the Asean Heritage Site list in November. Park director Piya Noonin said on Friday (September 13) the 42 small islands in Surat...

READ MORE...

Koh Phangan: Myanmar guy has all the excuses but the evidence points to guilt Picture: Naew Na Police on the holiday island of Koh Phangan in Thailand's south arrested a 23 year old man from Myanmar after a spate of thefts from foreigners in bungalows and hotel rooms.  The Mia So had been seen...

READ MORE...
sponsors