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Video grab: the suspects are caught on camera in Samui, caught in person on Phuket

VIDEO Grab: Police Pounce on Phuket Tourist Pair Over Samui Snatches

Sunday, February 23, 2014
VIDEO, robbers caught on camera

PHUKET: Two Algerians accused of stealing the bags of tourists on Samui have been arrested on Phuket thanks to a video clip posted on Facebook, say Phuket police. Mourad Hadt-Benreeig and Abdelkadir Hablal were recognised and arrested in Patong's beach road about 7pm on Thursday. The two were identified from a clip posted online by Srinuan Thaifood that purported to show the thefts in the Bordut area of Samui on February 14. The two will also be charged with overstaying their visas.


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