UPDATE: Two Phuket Taxi Drivers Charged after Hitting and Damaging a ‘Mobile Application’ Taxi

Phuket –

Two local taxi drivers have been charged with damage to property and threatening behaviour after they hit and jumped onto a ‘mobile application’ taxi car while foreign passengers were inside.

Our previous story:

A local taxi driver allegedly attacked and jumped onto a mobile application taxi car with a foreign passenger inside in the Thalang district.

Now for the update:

The Cherng Talay Police told the Phuket Express that there were three local taxi drivers involved in the incidents. Two of them were identified as Mr. Wuttidet Promthong and Mr. Udomchai Pengsut and were called to the local police station. They are facing charges of damaging other’s property and threatening other individuals. Meanwhile, the final involved taxi driver is being called to face legal action too but was not immediately identified by police.


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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.