A Belarusian man was arrested for being allegedly involved in robbing other Russians for cash and crypto currency in Thalang.
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The Region 8 Police told the Phuket Express that yesterday (February 2nd), they arrested Mr. Georgi Gavrylchyk, Belarus national, 36, in Rawai, Mueang Phuket. He was taken back to the Cherng Talay Police Station.
The arrest follows an arrest warrant from the Phuket Provincial Court issued yesterday for robbery, illegal possession of firearms, and carrying a gun in public without permit.
Mr. Gavrylchyk is accused of working with a previously arrested suspect, Mr. Dnitry Shergin, 32, to rob Russian nationals for significant amounts of cash in Phuket.
As of press time neither suspect had entered a plea or made any statements to the press about the allegations.