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Five years for molester of American tourist

Karsts in Krabi province

Karsts in Krabi province. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

KRABI: The Thai man who sexually assaulted 23-year-old American tourist Hannah Michel Gavios on September 1, resulting in her falling down a 45-meter cliff at Railay Bay in Krabi, has been sentenced to five years in jail.

Ms Gavios was temporarily paralyzed after falling down the crevice at night while attempting to flee the advances of Krabi native Apai Ruangwong, 28, who later admitted to the attempted assault when police questioned him.

Full story: Phuket Gazette

Kongleaphy Keam
Phuket Gazette