US vacationer takes legal motion in opposition to slap joyful Bangkok safety guard (video)

The US tourist slapped by a security guard in a Bangkok nightclub says he nonetheless loves Thailand regardless of the assault but added he might be taking legal motion towards two guards.
The vacationer, Rodric Carkhuff, was slapped and handcuffed by a security guard final month exterior The Club Khaosan nightclub on Khao San Road after the 34 12 months outdated took a bottle of water from the club he thought was free.
Bangkok Post reported that the altercation occurred when a guard, recognized solely as Thongchai, accused Carkhuff of theft. The altercation escalated, and Thongchai proceeded to handcuff and bodily assault the foreigner by slapping him twice in the face. The incident was witnessed by one other guard, Krisda, who intervened and stopped Thongchai.
A passerby happened to witness the altercation and recorded a video of the incident, which was subsequently uploaded to social media and shortly spread throughout numerous on-line platforms.
As a result, the management of the club has issued a public apology, acknowledging the disturbing nature of the incident, and initiated authorized proceedings in opposition to each guards involved.
Carkhuff alleges that he was subjected to multiple assaults and claims that he witnessed Thongchai brandishing a Spartan knife through the altercation.

Carkhuff revealed that he had gone out along with his brother and two different female pals on the day of the incident. The pal ordered two bottles of beer and the bartender gave him a bottle of water, which he believed was free. He took the drinks again to his table.
A few moments later a guard known as the tourist over to debate the incident which led to him being handcuffed and slapped. Carkhuff was reported as saying within the News Directory…
“I had no intention at all of stealing the water. I understood that drinking water is free to prospects when shopping for alcoholic drinks overseas.”
Carkhuff yesterday filed a complaint at Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) alongside along with his lawyer Kriangsak Pintusornsri at 1.30pm.
The victim dropped the grievance in opposition to the membership proprietor after he agreed to just accept 50,000 baht compensation.
Unconventional , however, stated the sufferer will still take authorized motion towards the 2 guards and will file a report with Chana Songkhram Police on March 20.
Carkhuff worked as an English instructor in Thailand prior to now but is again on vacation. He added the unsavoury incident has not diminished his love of Thailand. He said…
“I entered the country in January with plans to fly back to the US in April.
“I nonetheless love Thailand and its folks regardless of the incident.”

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