Woman drugs two foreigners, steals money

CHIANG Mai police are looking for a Thai woman who drugged two foreign tourists and stole their credit cards and cash worth nearly one million baht from their hotel rooms, the Thai-language Daily News reported today (August 25, 2018).

In the first case, police found a 56-year-old Indian tourist lying dead on his bed on Monday (August 20, 2018). A hotel receptionist said the victim and a Thai woman checked in together. The man was found dead the next morning.

All his money was stolen.

The next day, a 69-year-old American tourist was found unconscious in his room in another hotel, and all his valuables were stolen. He was taken to a hospital and is recovering.

The tourist said the woman took 9,500 baht in Thai currency and 5,000 US dollars from him.


Top and below: The American tourist telling police about how he was drugged and robbed. Photo: Daily News

By Songpol Kaopatumtip

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