THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks
Login | Create Account Poll Currency Weather Facebook Youtube Search

Three arrest warrants issued for attackers of German tourist in Phuket

PHUKET: Chalong Police have confirmed that three arrest warrants have now been issued for suspects wanted in connection with the attack on a German tourist outside of a 7-Eleven store in Rawai on Sept 27.

crimehealthviolencetourismpolice
By Tavee Adam

Saturday 3 November 2018, 10:29AM


The attack left Mr Starke with wounds to head and arms. Photo: Supplied

The attack left Mr Starke with wounds to head and arms. Photo: Supplied

On Monday October 8, Chalong Police confirmed that a case related to an assault on a German tourist on Sept 27 was was being investigated and arrest warrants should have been issued sometime that week.

Speaking to The Phuket News, Col Pakkayot Tanongsak of the Chalong Police said that officers were investigating an assault on German tourist Patrick Starke by four suspects with weapons at 10:30pm on Sept 27.

The attack, which left Mr Starke with wounds to head and arms, was caught on CCTV from in front of a 7-Eleven near Soi 11 Sai Yuan Rd in Rawai. (See story here.)

However, on Thursday October 18, Chalong Police confirmed that no action had been taken against four suspects who were ‘unofficially’ questioned over the attack of Mr Starke on Sept 27 as the victim confirmed they were not the attackers after seeing photos of them.

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET

At that time, police also confirmed that no arrest warrants had been issued for any of the attackers despite telling The Phuket News on Monday Oct 8 they expected them to be issued during that week. (See story here.)

Speaking to The Phuket News yesterday (Nov 2), Lt Col Tada Sodarak confirmed that police have now issued arrest for three of the four attackers.

“I can confirm three warrant have been issued a,” he said.

Lt Col Tada declined to give any further information to The Phuket News on the investigation into the case or the arrest warrants issued.

 

 

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:
Comments Left:
# Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:

Kurt | 03 November 2018 - 10:46:07

Uniformed people in Thailand, green or brown dressed, dislike openess to the nation, people who pay them to serve the country.. Denial and declining is the 'start thinking'. It is very funny, at one way they want to have a press moment of fame, including a photo, but same time not 'come out'. Refusing responsibility,  not'standing for something'. Always so double. Not firm,...

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Australian stabbed 12 times trying to protect Thai woman

I agree with CJ69 100%. However, there is a good chance that like the several 100K or millions of ...(Read More)


Second fire in three days breaks out in Rawai

Piled up/dumped garbage everywhere you look on Phuket. What is wrong with Phuket garbage 'cultu...(Read More)


Navy in motion to remove Phuket seastead

Bravo Navy!Who needs this things? Why not have a boat if you want to live on the water? Horst...(Read More)


Patong police, taxi drivers meet to discuss service, behaviour

always best to do this as high season comes to a close......(Read More)


In Big Joke saga, border patrol boss gets last laugh

Hope this new Immigration Chief continues with the idea of General Big Joke to stop with that 90 day...(Read More)


King cobra female caught in Patong, 30 eggs missing from nest

No need to investigate k, if you (I know you don't have any friends to eat with you) had Pad Tha...(Read More)


In Big Joke saga, border patrol boss gets last laugh

wow...in what language was that comment written in?...(Read More)


Patong police, taxi drivers meet to discuss service, behaviour

This is kinda like the Principal, the School Counselor and a couple teachers getting together with t...(Read More)


Residents, hotels blamed for Nai Yang canal pollution

.. " One has no authority". Just dismiss yourself. Need other departments to come in and d...(Read More)