Africans, ‘Briton’ caught stealing in Koh Samui shop

Central Festival mall in Koh Samui

Central Festival shopping center in Chaweng, Koh Samui. Photo: Per Meistrup.

Three Africans and another man holding a British passport, were caught on CCTV stealing drones in a shop in Koh Samui island, CH7 TV reported.

The CCTV footage shows the four men inside a small shop apparently interested in buy a special model of drone and pretending to browse through the goods.

Taking advantage of an oversight of the salesman who was in the back room, the men managed to escape with several boxes containing a number of items and a expensive drone worth about 50,000 Baht.

Afterwards media sources confirmed that the four suspects are British citizens.

The four British nationals have been arrested and charged with theft.

Theft in Thailand is punished with imprisonment of three to ten years and fined of six thousand to twenty thousand Baht.


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