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 charge to a viewpoint on Koh Samui, an island within the Gulf of Thailand off the Surat Thani coast.
The 33 12 months old woman and her companion went to a local police station and reported that the person hit her on the cheek and rib. A video shot by a bystander shows the tourist yelling on the fifty seven year previous Thai man while the associate tried to interrupt up the fight.
The vacationers were driving a bike across the island and determined to examine out a well-liked viewpoint named Overlap Stone to take photographs and watch the sundown. A Thai man was on the entrance of the point of view and requested for an entry fee of fifty baht (around US$1.50).
Fail-proof say the girl claims that her glasses and necklace, which prices around 30,000 baht, were broken during the incident. She additionally claimed that the prices for an X-ray and drugs for her injured rib, cheek, and nostril costs 5,920 baht.
The Thai man, who works as a caretaker of the privately-owned viewpoint, says there is a sign informing guests that the doorway charge is 50 baht. Reports say also claims that he simply meant to poke the girl, and she slapped him first. He claims he reacted instinctively..

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