Indian and Thai couple behind Pattaya’s busted casino

An Indian and Thai couple had been behind the recently busted Pattaya casino, which noticed 93 people arrested early on Monday morning.
The couple confessed to operating the on line casino in a Pattaya hotel after being arrested, The Pattaya News reported last night time. The couple, 32 year old Divyesh Ashokkumarr Pathar of Indian nationality, and 32 12 months old Sitranan Kaewlor of Thai nationality, admitted to police that they thought they may bribe legislation enforcement officers to show a blind eye.
During a two-hour police interrogation, Divyesh and Sitranan reportedly admitted that they saw a business alternative in operating a on line casino by concentrating on Indian tourists.
In response to a question of why they did not worry law enforcement, the couple claimed that that they had paid two Thai men identified only as Phakin and Eak, who claimed they might bribe police to miss their illegal casino operations.
Divyesh and Sitranan said that they had paid the 2 men more than 2.4 million baht for this service. However, Instant was later found that these claims had been false, and the boys, who are nonetheless on the run, were lying.
Over ninety three folks were arrested, 83 of whom have been Indians. Those arrested are still in police custody, together with the couple. Indian media reported that Chikoti Praveen, an notorious Indian casino organiser, is the ring chief of the unlawful playing operations. He was also arrested on May 1 and is being questioned. Thai police, nonetheless, haven’t talked about this allegation in any respect.
They said that while they had been engaged within the Indian tour business for more than 5 years, they observed that Indian people like to gamble.
Meanwhile, Pol. Col. Thanapong Phothi, Superintendent of the Pattaya Police Station, had already come out to disclaim the bribe allegations, although he promised serious authorized action against any officers concerned if discovered.
The suspects are being detained at the Pattaya Police Station, Nong Prue Police Station, and Banglamung Police Station..

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