Pattaya, December 9, 2011[PDN]; At 1.00 a.m. Pol. Capt. Narongdetch Tanapoonsin, Pattaya police, Chonburi province was notified that foreign tourists had been beaten by ladyboys and severely injured, The incident occurred at Sawasdee hotel in Soi Buakhao Moo 10, Tambon Nong Preu, Amphur Banglamung, Chonburi province, police rushed to investigate at scene.
On the first floor of the hotel they found 2 injured, Mr. Nikita Varehenkov age 22 and Mr. Samokhi Mniuhail age 23. There were traces of beating about their body; Mr. Nikita Varehenkov had a wound to his head from being hit by a glass bottle and had nail scratches on his back and Mr. Samokhi Mniuhail also had traces of nails scratches on his back and was bleeding from the left shoulder.
The two injured men confirmed to the police to arrest 2 ladyboys named Mr. Vittaya Sulah age 22 address 124 Moo 8 Tambon Hin Kong, Amphur Suvannabhumi, Roi-Ed province and Mr. Apichart Phongsuwan age 22, nationality Laotian, They were also injured from fighting, having been scratched on the left arm and a swollen face, the police arrested all of them to be seen by the investigating officer at Pattaya police station.
Mr. Apichart, the ladyboy said that before the incident occurred he and Mr. Vittaya were in Walking Street road, south Pattaya and confessed that they were selling sexual services to foreigners. They met the 2 Russian guys, who were drunk and asked to make love at their hotel for 1,000 THB and paid in advance. Mr. Apichart said that the 2 Russian guys had asked them to have swinging sex in the same room and during that time they also had oral sex, Mr. Nikita had reached climaxed first and asked him to take off his dress to make love but when they discovered that he and his friend were not real women, they got very angry and beat them violently and asked for their money back. The ladyboys, had to fight back to protect themselves by using a glass bottle and hit at Mr. Nikita’s head until it was broken and he was scratched by their nails.
Initially, Pol. Lt. Col. Preecha Sumrit, investigating officer at Pattaya police station, after questioning the 2 sides still could not make a compromise so he made a notification for both sides and let the 2 Russian men to go to the hospital and will later investigate in detail again and prosecute according to the law.