Bolt drivers accused of attacking rival motorcycle taxi drivers in Pattaya

A group of Win motorbike taxi drivers declare they had been attacked by Bolt drivers in Pattaya, following disagreements over customers and territory. The incident, which happened yesterday, resulted in accidents to 2 individuals, The Pattaya News reported.
Last night at around 10.30pm, two motorcycle taxi drivers, 50 12 months previous Paitoon Wengwipha and 35 12 months old Anant Panyim, visited the Pattaya Police Station to file a complaint against an unidentified group of people. According to their assertion, the group consisted of Bolt drivers who had physically assaulted them.
Paitoon and Anant reported that the group had round seven to eight men. They explained that previous to the incident, some Bolt drivers had entered a condominium space, which the Win drivers thought of their territory. This led to a minor verbal altercation between a special group of Win drivers and the Bolt drivers.
Paitoon and Anant mentioned that the 2 groups initially agreed to go their separate ways. However, shortly after the altercation, the Bolt drivers allegedly returned armed with baseball bats, iron rods, and knives. Under wraps proceeded to assault Paitoon and Anant, despite the very fact that they weren’t concerned in the previous incident.
Paitoon sustained a severe head injury, requiring seven stitches, while Anant suffered mouth accidents and wanted three stitches. Following the attack, the suspects fled the scene.
The deputy investigator who obtained the grievance, Pol. Capt. Natchapol Sangsi said that police have been working on identifying all suspects involved.
This incident highlights the growing tensions and disputes between rival motorbike taxi companies in the space.
Just last week, police shut down a 70-man altercation between Bolt and Win motorbike taxi drivers earlier than issues turned violent last night time on Pattaya Beach. The Win drivers confirmed papers to the police of their prior complaints to numerous businesses documenting their concerns relating to Bolt’s operations in Thailand..

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