Thailand and Pattaya news July 19th

the very latest news from Thailand and Pattaya from Fabulous 103fm

Thai rescue of CHinese wife who was pushed by husband

WESTLIFE TICKETS FOR BANGKOK

THE Fabulous 103 and TV competition for free tickets to see Westlife next week in Bangkok is seeing plenty of interest. Still time to enter as the draw takes place on Monday. Prizes include 2 tickets and free VIP van transport from Pattaya too. Visit Always Pattaya dot com to enter, click on the fabulous prize give away… . We hope you will be one of those that join us

 

WIFE WANTS DEATH PENALTY FOR HUSBAND

A Chinese mother-to-be is calling for the death penalty on her husband after he allegedly tried to murder her by pushing her off a cliff during a trip in Thailand. She survived but endured numerous fractures that saw her medivaced from the Cliffside as he looked on. At the time he wouldn’t leave her side, leaving her scared to tell authorities what really happened, later she managed to speak to police on her own and he was arrested .. an investigation revealed that he had wanted her inherited fortune of 100 million baht to pay off gambling debts. Seems recovery si slow, she still cant walk and has been moved to a Bangkok facility

.She said that he, from a poor family, was jailed for eight years for a previous crime and has never worked, but built up huge gambling debts that she refused to settle for him, as she had done in the past.

 

PATTAYA HOTEL HOUSEKEEPER ARRESTED

Pattaya police arrested a hotel housekeeper who used staff keys to access at least 3 rooms , occupied by tourists, and to ransack their room safes. She stole over 100,000 baht before being caught as guests reported the theft to the hotel and then the police. CCTV caught the housekeeper sneaking in and out of the rooms. Drugs were recovered from the housekeepers rooms too and at least some of the money was recovered

DRUG DEALER IN PATTAYA

3 men who supplied tourists with drugs have been arrested in the city.. the first, a local dealer, was nabbed and then gave up the names of his suppliers, who were then cornered along with their wares.

PATTAYA MARATHON

Preparation is underway for the Pattaya Marathon that takes place early Sunday morning. With walking Street businesses asked to close at midnight to accommodate the 3AM run, the city expects runners from around the world for what has become a well known event among marathon runners. Only worry for them.. is the good chance of rain,

SKINNY DIPPERS APOLOGISE

Those western tourists caught skinny dipping in the south, have been each fined 500 baht and put on warning after making apologies to Thailand for their actions. One is quoted as saying they only did it because the bars had closed for the religious holidays and they were bored. All were, according to police, drink and promised to keep their clothes on for the remainder of their vacation

 

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