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Phuket Police Find Assault Report an Inside-Out Job

Monday, October 11, 2010
A SWEDISH tourist visiting Phuket has become an unwitting advocate for the popular phrase ''Don't get your knickers in a twist.''

After a long Saturday night and Sunday morning at Patong's Hollywood nightclub, off the popular Soi Bangla strip, the young woman went back to her room at a Patong guesthouse.

At some point a little later on Sunday, about 3.30am, she happened to notice that her panties were inside out.

This struck her as odd, as it does most people who prefer their underwear to be right side out.

On the basis of this unexpected development, she made a telephone call in a state of some alarm to Kathu police, who oversee Patong. An officer was despatched to investigate.

This could be, police feared on the basis of what they had been told, a case of sexual molestation involving a tourist.

At the guesthouse, the officer was told that the woman suspected she may have been the victim of a date-rape, because she usually put her panties on the right way.

She could offer no further clues. There were, it seems, gaps in her memory of the preceding evening at Hollywood.

There was, however, no sign of disturbance to her room. But the officer did notice that the woman appeared to still be a little inebriated.

Although the only evidence appeared to be her inside-out knickers, the woman persisted with her concern that she may have unknowingly become the victim of a sexual predator.

The officer took her to Patong Hospital, where she submitted to an intimate examination. The result: negative.

At that point, the woman decided not to take the matter further.
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She should have had a drug screen. Any copper worth their salt would have requested the same. If she is not a virgin and the culprit used a condom there would not be any evidence.

Gaps in her memory + knickers backwards ?? Sounds like Rohipnol date rape drug if you check all the literature ?? Due diligence not done by the coppers. we'll never know

Posted by tom on October 12, 2010 01:47


Gaps in the memory, knickers inside out? Sounds like a night on Chang & Sangsom to me. No need to read textbooks about that one. Pity that she bothered to waste people's time in a hysterical moment instead of enjoying her holiday.

Posted by Mac on October 12, 2010 09:36


How much money does PW make off its other business, printing materials for tourist markets? You should disclose this info

Posted by HorseDoctor on October 12, 2010 09:56

Editor Comment:

Zip, zero. Nil, nothing. Of all the comments we receive, Horse Doctor, yours continue to be the most negative - about everything. You waste your time, and ours.

And immediately after responding to that comment, we found four more waiting.

Message 2: Disclose how PW relies on tourism for it money maker , Island Media

Message 3: Tom They won't even disclose PW tourism business interests.
Look at the About Us page, does it say anything about who runs this site?

Media is just as corrupt as everything else in Lie Land

Message 4: What hypocrites, paste the link to the text you're stealing (and please disclose your tourism business interests)

Message 5: Disclose your tourism business interests.

Horse Doctor, we actually responded directly and in detail to one of your questions on this issue some time back. Then you forgot where it was. We really don't have the time to pander to your special requirements.



excelent article. EDITOR I ALSO LIKE YOUR COMENTS ABOUT ANY OTHER OPINION THEN YOURS IS WASTE OF TIME. EXCELNT also. WHICH university in North Korea you get your degree in journalism.

Posted by blb on October 12, 2010 12:01

Editor Comment:

Same university where you learned to spell and type.


A bit off topic but a quote from Horsedoctor on January 17th 2010:
"And I, too am bound for Malaysia, 10 year visa, respect from an immigration bureau that acts in a professional manner, (they even return e mails !!!!)

I can't wait to get out of Thailand and I am very very sorry I chose it in the first place."

How long does it take to get a flight? It's already been nine months!

Posted by Mac on October 12, 2010 13:10


My wife always buys her panties from C&A She only has to look at the label to ensure they are worn correctly.

Posted by Mac on October 12, 2010 14:00


@Mac - Touche!!!!

Posted by mike on October 12, 2010 14:55

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