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Peaceful ending to drama after UK tenant threatens suicide

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Patong in Phuket

Aerial view of Patong in Phuket. Photo: Roma Neus.

A 51-year-old British man allegedly threatened to jump from his room on the ninth floor of a Phuket building on Saturday afternoon following a dispute over rent with his landlord before provincial officials intervened to resolve the situation.

After talks with Britain’s honorary consul general in Phuket did not lead to the tenant leaving his room, Phuket Governor Pakapong Thawipat reportedly urged the landlord to allow the foreigner to have water and electricity supply and stay in the room until February 21 when his visa expired and he would return to his home country.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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