Pattaya, October 10, 2011[PDN]; Pol. Capt. Somchai Chaikananukul was notified that a ladyboy had stolen stolen the keys of a Toyota Fortuner pickup truck at a guesthouse on Soi Welcome Hotel in Jomtien Banglamung.
At the scene of the crime the police found the vehicle owner had detained Mr. Vorapol Ornsamlee, 18, a lady boy, in possession of the car key along with a set of other keys.
Mrs.Tippawan Burder, 43, the owner of the guesthouse said, before the theft she left the car keys and the cabinet keys at the office. She did not know when Mr.Vorapol came in and stole the keys.
Her daughter had seen Mr.Voralpol walk into the guesthouse, so Mrs.Tippawan checked the CCTV which was set up in the morning and saw the ladyboy taking the keys to vehicle. Then she and her husband ran to catch the ladyboy just in time. Luckily, that she had just installed the CCTV and could catch the thief red handed.
Mr. Vorapol was charged with stealing property and sent to Pattaya police station, Kong Dongtal sub branch to be further prosecuted according to the Thai law.