Thailand police are investigating a number of crimes committed against Russian tourists in the country. During the weekend, one tourist was raped and two were mugged at a Pattaya resort.
A Russian lady was raped by a cab driver on the way to a luxury hotel, Pattaya Daily News reports. The crime was committed on a remote beach of Pattaya on Sunday around 4:30 am. The victim was sent to Banglamung Hospital.
According to the investigation, the 25 year-old tourist was raped on her way to Grand Condo View hotel. The cab driver she flagged took her to a remote beach instead of the hotel and then raped her. The tourist was found by an employee of tourist police, who helped her to get to a police station. The police made a statement saying they would investigate and punish the pervert. The rapist’s identikit was created, and the cab station was shut down until the investigation is over.
On March 13, another Russian lady who fell victim of a robbery addressed Pattaya police. Her purse was stolen by a motorcyclist driving by, Pattaya People reports.
Unfortunately, the victim failed to describe the robber because everything happened too fast.
On Sunday, a Russian male tourist was assaulted in Pattaya at the entrance of Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort. The police who arrived at the scene found a helpless body of an unidentified Russian tourist who had nothing but his shorts on.
A witness who called the police reported that he saw the victim in a company of two Thai men. They were drinking together, and then a local hit the tourists on the head with a piece of wood.
The locals made sure the tourist was unconscious, took his wallet and cell phone and fled on a motorcycle.