PATTAYA – April 27, 2012 [PDN]; Pol. Capt. Somchai Chaikananukul, Pattaya station was notified that two ladyboys had beaten up a foreigner in the middle of Soi Pattaya 10, Pattaya beach road, Banglamung, Chonburi province.
At the scene of the incident the police found Mr. Reza Sumiepor age 47, Iranian nationality bleeding profusely from a head wound. Nearby the police found two ladyboys: Mr. Nattaphol Srisongkram, age 19, and Mr. Pattheera Samrongphan age 22.The two ladyboys were arrested. The police also seized one pair of high-heel shoes which were used to whack the victim on the head.
The injured Mr. Reza was provided first aid and sent to Pattaya Memorial hospital.Upon investigation Mr. Pattheera one of the ladyboys confessed that he hit Mr. Reza with his high-heel shoe.Before the incident, Mr. Pattheera and Mr.Reza went to a hotel to have sexual intercourse. They agreed on 1,000 THB for a short time.
After the sexual service, the Iranian paid the ladyboy only 600 THB but refused to pay the outstanding 400 THB and asked the ladyboy to leave the hotel room. A quarrel broke out. The Iranian tried to hit Mr. Pattheera.
Mr. Nattaphol, Mr. Pattheera’s friend, was passing by and saw them fighting. So, Mr. Natthaphol gave his high heel shoe to Mr.Pattheera and who whacked the Iranian on his head until he started bleeding.
Mr. Pattheera, the ladyboy, said that at first he didn’t intend to hurt Mr.Reza but the he started the fight and refused to pay the full amount for the sex service which was agreed upon earlier.
The the police detained Mr. Pattheera and Mr. Natthaphol for further investigation at Pattaya police station. Later, Mr.Raza, the Iranian man, after receiving stitches at the hospital came to the police station. He agreed to drop the charges but wanted them to pay for the hospital fee of 4,700 THB and requested an apology from the two ladyboys in front of the police.