UPDATE: Belarusian Man Arrested for Allegedly Being Involved in Robbing Russians for Money and Crypto Currency in Phuket

Phuket –

A Belarusian man was arrested for being allegedly involved in robbing other Russians for cash and crypto currency in Thalang.

Our previous story:

A Russian suspect was arrested for allegedly robbing other Russians for cash and crypto currency in Thalang.

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.


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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.