Omani tourists drugged, robbed in Thailand

Two Omani tourists allegedly had their drinks spiked before being robbed
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By Beatrice Thomas
Sun 27 Oct 2013 12:38 PM

Two Omani tourists allegedly had their drinks spiked before being robbed in Thailand’s tourist hot spot of South Pattaya in the early hours of Friday morning, it was reported.

According to the Pattaya Daily News, the two Omani nationals were returning to their hotel in Soi Kor-Phai, Chonburi Province when a woman, described by police offers as having light coloured skin and between 30 and 35 years of age, took them to the Seat House motel where they were given spiked drinks.

The report, which was carried by Oman’s Muscat Daily newspaper, said they then fell unconscious.

When they woke up several hours later they found the woman was gone and their belongings, including $400 and a mobile phone, were missing.

The tourists raised an alarm with motel management and subsequently spoke to Pattaya police, before being taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks.

Pattaya police said the woman could be part of a criminal gang involved in drugging and stealing property from tourists.

Investigations are continuing.

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