CityNews – Three Burmese men have been arrested after sexually assaulting an American woman in Doi Saket.
The arrest occurred on April 27th following a report of an American woman being sexually assault at Ban Pa Sao, San Pu Loei, Doi Saket.
On the previous day, the victim and her friend rented a motorcycle and while travelling to Doi Saket, stopped at a local shop owned by their mutual friend for the night. They were having a drink when three men joined the circle. The men were later identified as Dum, 22, Dang, 22, and Noi, 37, all Burmese nationals.
At around 10pm, the victim went to urinate in the bushes on the side of the road about 10 metres away from the shop, when the assault occured. All three men allegedly took turns in raping the victim.
After her friend began to wonder where she was, she wen’t after her and saw Dum in the act of sexually assaulting her friend, who fled instantly once he was caught. The other two had already left the scene.
After a report was made to police, the three men were identified and arrested. The three suspects told police that it was consensual sex. Police are now waiting for a medical examination before pursuing further prosecution.