Tourist says man assaulted her after she refused to pay 50 baht for Koh Samui viewpoint

A Thai man is being accused of hitting a Russian tourist during a heated argument when she refused to pay a 50 baht entrance fee to a viewpoint on Koh Samui, an island in the Gulf of Thailand off the Surat Thani coast.
The 33 year old lady and her companion went to a neighborhood police station and reported that the man hit her on the cheek and rib. A video shot by a bystander exhibits the vacationer yelling on the fifty seven yr outdated Thai man while the companion tried to break up the battle.
The vacationers were driving a bike around the island and determined to take a look at a preferred viewpoint named Overlap Stone to take photos and watch the sunset. A Thai man was on the entrance of the perspective and asked for an entry payment of fifty baht (around US$1.50).
Light say the woman claims that her glasses and necklace, which costs round 30,000 baht, had been broken through the incident. She additionally claimed that the prices for an X-ray and drugs for her injured rib, cheek, and nose costs 5,920 baht.
The Thai man, who works as a caretaker of the privately-owned viewpoint, says there’s a signal informing visitors that the entrance payment is 50 baht. Reports say also claims that he just meant to poke the woman, and she or he slapped him first. He claims he reacted instinctively..g

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