Picture courtesy of KhaoSod

Chaos erupted early this morning exterior a lodge on Sukhumvit Soi 11 when a violent confrontation broke out between Thai and Filipino ladyboys. The Thai group assembled in response to an incident on March 5, the place a Thai ladyboy was assaulted and robbed by a bunch of about 20 Filipino ladyboys. Tensions heightened because the Thai group demanded justice, resulting in a heavy police presence from Lumpini Police Station to safe the scene and negotiate a path to peace.

The standoff intensified because the Thai group, numbering within the a whole bunch, refused to again down, occupying the house in entrance of the lodge the place the Filipino group was staying. The gathering continued into the early hours, with the Thai group shouting “Thailand!” and “Get out!” because the Filipino people, evidently intimidated, refused to depart the premises. At round 3:30am, cops, numbering simply over ten, arrived to determine a fringe across the lodge and escort the primary two Filipino people out amidst the uproar.

Regardless of pleas from the police, communicated over loudspeakers, to keep away from violence, the scenario rapidly descended into mayhem because the Thai group started hurling bottles on the rising Filipino people. A number of members of the Thai group broke via the police line and bodily attacked the Filipino people, who had been wearing white hoodies and darkish glasses. The police struggled to include the violence, which culminated within the Thai group dragging the Filipino people out in entrance of the lodge to proceed the assault. Finally, police managed to intervene and detain each the assailants and the victims, transporting them to Lumpini Police Station. The precise variety of these arrested and the situation of the injured stays unknown, reported KhaoSod.

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