Cars and taxi parked on the street in Phuket

Intoxicated foreign Tourist Assaults Taxi Driver in Phuket

Phuket, April 3, 2024— A male foreign tourist is facing charges after reportedly attacking a taxi driver in Phuket. The incident unfolded when the taxi driver requested that the tourist refrain from smoking inside the vehicle.

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Thalang Police Chief Colonel Nikorn Choothong confirmed the incident, which occurred on the main Thep Krasattri Road, approximately 30 meters from the Thalang Police Station. All three individuals involved—the foreign tourist, the taxi driver, and another driver—were taken to the police station for further investigation.

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By Goongnang Suksawat
The Phuket Express

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