Police give bouquet to tourists on Samui Island who were on minibus when taxi drivers quarreled in Phuket

Phuket –

Tourist Police gave a bouquet to tourists on Samui Island who were on a minibus in Phuket during a quarrel over picking up foreign customers.

Our previous story:

Drivers of two minibus services were summoned to the Phuket Police Station on Sunday, September 4th, following a quarrel over picking up foreign customers near the Rassada Pier in Mueang district on Friday, September 2nd. Tourist police are also looking for the four female tourists seen in the video to get their side of the story and create mutual understandings of what exactly happened.

Tourist Police finally found the tourists at a hotel on Samui Island. They are Israeli tourists who had arrived on Samui Island later in their overall Thailand holiday.

The Samui Tourist Police gave a floral bouquet to the tourists. They apologized for the incident and explained about what happened. They advise tourists to report incidents to the tourist police via 1155 or application ‘Tourist Police I Lert U’ if they need any help or find any similar incident like this vs. try to turn to social media.

The tourists said thank you and were understanding about the incident. They appreciated that the tourist police have paid attention to them and they said they will come back to visit Thailand again in the future.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.