Live Phuket The Phuket News The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Chinese tour company employees claim money stolen from Phuket bedroom, Thai tour guide key suspect

PHUKET: Three Chinese nationals employed by a local tour company filed a report this morning that B82,000 and 10,000 Yuan had gone missing from their Phuket residence.

Chinese, crime,


Eakkapop Thongtub

Saturday 27 February 2016, 02:14PM


Chinese tour company employees claim money stolen from Phuket bedroom, Thai tour guide key suspect

Wichit Police received and filed a complaint this morning at 9am from the three Chinese nationals who were named as Ms Weiwei Pan, 33, of Guangxi, Ms Wei Chen, 34 of Sichuan, and Mr Zheng 26, of Hunan.

Ms Wei and Mr Zheng claimed that the money that went missing from their residence at Phuket Villa Suan Luang housing estate had belonged to them, and had gone missing sometime last night if not early this morning.

They suspected it had been stolen from their respective wallets, allegedly kept in the bedroom that Mr Zheng slept in by himself.

According to the police report filed, Ms Wei lost B7,000 and 5,000 Yuan (about B27,000) from a wallet kept in the room of Mr Zheng; Mr Zheng himself also reported that B75,000 and 5,000 Yuan had been taken from his own wallet, also kept in his room.

The two Chinese women reportedly slept in a separate room but did not clarify why Ms Wei’s wallet was kept in Mr Zheng’s room, which was reportedly not locked, while he slept there the previous night. 

BIS

All three Chinese nationals gave testament that the money was discovered missing when they woke up this morning at about 8am, but were unable to provide police with anything more than suspicions.

The Chinese told police that they were suspicious of a Thai man who also resided in the house with them, who had reportedly left the house early this morning for a duration of about 30 minutes, before the money was discovered missing.

Police questioned the Thai man, named as  Mr Thachapol Jitbrasong, 58, of Phuket, who said he is a guide who works with Pacific Tour, the same company that employs the Chinese nationals, and specializes in making reservations with local companies for Chinese group tours.

Mr Thachapol, who reportedly slept on a sofa in the living room of the house, told police that he left the house this morning to visit a watchsmith to repair his watch, but did not know anything about the missing money.

The investigation is ongoing.


 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
CAPTCHA
Forget your password?

Be the first to comment.

The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Kata hill westbound reduced to one lane following road collapse

Superglue may help and save money.... But in my opinion the whole part of the road has to be torn down and rebuild as are built elevated highway... ...(Read More)


Russian tourist drowns at Phuket’s Naiharn Beach

Nai Harn and Karon beaches are the most dangerous during the monsoon, I think. Nai Harn is actually at the best of times not very safe for swimmers d...(Read More)


Man, 18, charged with murder of friend in Phuket soi

Ed... rubbish. He turned himself in, in the company of his parents and was charged with murder... Murder in fits of rage can never be confined to a pa...(Read More)


PHUKET XTRA: VIDEO - Monk-to-be falls from truck, Koh Tao murder, lizard rescued, politico killing

Christy...don't know where you get your report from. The reporter actually states, "The defense is saying that the DNA that was used to sente...(Read More)


Phuket Airport runway-extension plan gains momentum

The runway is too short for fully laden B747s, particularly in hotter temperatures. The frequent humidity also makes it worse as moist air is actually...(Read More)


Phuket Airport runway-extension plan gains momentum

Boeing 747 use this airport, the only larger passenger aircraft is an Airbus A380, I don't know whether the runway is too short but I doubt it. In...(Read More)


Man, 18, charged with murder of friend in Phuket soi

Joe12.. This ignorant little punk didn't "man up" and turn himself in. Rather, he took advice from Mommy and Daddy that if you turn your...(Read More)


Phuket Airport runway-extension plan gains momentum

wind during dry season is from the east, and during wet season from the west. From pilots I understood that a east west runway is the safest option. ...(Read More)


Phuket Airport runway-extension plan gains momentum

One day Thai officials are talking about the need to protect marine resources, particularly coral reefs, the next they are talking about cutting a fre...(Read More)


Patong hill bus crash driver guilty of reckless driving, fined B1,000

stegee: I agree with you that thai idiocy will continue to happen. Many thai working in tourist industry see the tourists not as human but as a walk...(Read More)

The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
THAI VISA
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Travel
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2016 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.