Drunk Thais declare knife-point robbery was self-defence

Police charged three drunk Thai males with robbery after they brandished a large knife and gun in an attempt to rob a overseas tourist in the Khao San space of Bangkok. The robbery try happened exterior the Tang Hua Seng department retailer in Banglamphu. The victim was a Romanian vacationer.
The three are currently being held at Nang Loeng Police Station The drunk robbery suspects denied the fees and even tried responsible the vacationer for the incident, claiming it was a drug deal gone unhealthy.
The 28 12 months outdated Romanian tourist was waiting to catch a bus for a trip to Koh Kood. Three drunk Thai males aged 24 and 25 attacked the tourist. Two of the men had weapons with one flashing a gun in his waistband and one other waving a one-foot-long knife.
The tourist panicked and agreed to hand over 1,800 baht and a 36,000-baht Xiaomi telephone to the robbers. Luckily, as he was laying the cellphone on the ground, police arrived and intervened. The Romanian man got all his belongings back safely.
The drunk suspects denied the robbery expenses and claimed they do not appear to be thieves, simply drug sellers. They stated they have been solely within the area to promote hashish. When trying to promote the considerably authorized drug to the Romanian vacationer, he had put a pinky to his nose, the common sign that he wished cocaine.
Being law-abiding weed sellers, they advised the man, after all, that they didn’t have any cocaine. Steps claim the tourist then obtained aggressive and attacked them. They had no alternative but to drag out the massive knife in self-defence.
They also claimed that the gun was only a innocent prop – a Thai-made gun with a broken barrel. The drunk males said they didn’t brandish the gun in any threatening method in the course of the theft. They contended that simply earlier than the police pulled up, the vacationer voluntarily put his telephone on the ground..

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