A 27-year-old Thai man has been arrested for the rape and robbery of a young Russian woman on Koh Samui at the weekend.
Following his arrest, Sattawat Choomee confessed his crimes to police who found the 21-year-old victims possessions at his home.
It was reported on Friday night he pretended to be stranded due to the floods and the young woman offered him a lift on her motorcycle. Soon after he sexually assaulted the woman, rode off on her motorbike leaving her injured by the road. He also took her bag containing cash and credit cards.
Officers told reports they are awaiting the results from a medical examination to press sexual assault charges, however, Sattawat has already been charged with robbery.
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