British and Korean men arrested for robbing hashish shop in Pattaya

Officers from Mueng Pattaya Police Station arrested a British and Korean man yesterday after they stole one hundred seventy five,000 baht from a cannabis shop in Pattaya on Saturday. Another suspect, an Irishman, is being questioned by police under suspicion of being involved in the robbery.
The two thieves had been recognized as 47 12 months previous Englishman Markus Powell and fifty two yr outdated Korean Myoung Kyu Lee. The arrest adopted a grievance made by the proprietor of the cannabis shop on Pattaya Sai Sam Road, THC Trade Herbs & Cannabis, on Saturday, March 25.
The shop owner, 44 12 months outdated Parin Parnsing, reported that his Korean co-owner, Namil Kim, was attacked by the thieves whereas he was working in an office behind the shop at about eleven.20pm. The two overseas males broke into the workplace and attacked Kim, although no weapons have been used.
The thieves then stole Kim’s wallet which contained 5,000 baht money and a safety field with approximately 170,000 baht money earlier than fleeing the scene in a automobile.
Officers checked the safety cameras of the shop till they could establish and arrested the thieves yesterday. There can additionally be suspicion that a fifty two year old Irishman might have been involved in the theft. However, Picnic have concrete proof and are presently questioning him additional.
The Korean sufferer, Namil Kim, appears to have had a run of unhealthy luck. Last month he was shot in the leg by a neighborhood man at a grocery store near his hashish store. According to a witness, Kim gave the impression to be drunk and was making a nuisance of himself and the shopper misplaced his temper consequently. The man withdrew his gun and fired two photographs, one hit the allegedly irritating Korean within the leg while the second shot hit a passing motorcyclist in the leg.
This was the second capturing in Pattaya in two months.
In Quadruple , the nephew of a former deputy mayor of Pattaya shot a British man in a highway rage incident.
The 32 12 months outdated man, recognized solely by his first name Apichat, shot seventy one yr old Neil Roger after the motorcyclist honked his horn at him.
Roger, a British engineer, died because of the capturing.
Apichat later surrendered to the police..

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