Bangkok crime spree: Transgender gang member arrested for drugging and robbing victims

A 22 year previous transgender member of a infamous Bangkok crime spree gang, known as the Khlong Nazepam or Ping Ping, has been arrested in Bangkok. She was accused of drugging and robbing unsuspecting victims across the town.
The operation was led by Deputy Superintendent of Police, Theeradet Thamsuthee and his PCT 5 unit at eleven.30am at present. The transgender lady, Aphichat, was wished beneath two arrest warrants, one issued on July 10 for theft in a dwelling at night within the neighborhood of Sutthisan Police Station and another warrant issued yesterday, September eleven for robbery in a dwelling at evening in the vicinity of Phaya Thai Police Station.
Six identification cards belonging to different people were found in her possession. She claimed that these had been a half of her rip-off. Six mobile phones had been additionally discovered, two belonging to Aphichat and 4 to the call centre gang. Additionally, 25,000 baht in money and three panels of the drug Clonazepam have been seized.
Clonazepam is used to render victims unconscious. Aphichat would sometimes target men via a dating app and lure them with offers of money. Once the sufferer was sedated by way of a spiked drink, Aphichat would assault them if they resisted and then steal from them.
Her most recent crime sufferer was a young man at a extensively known hotel in Soi Sri Ayutthaya 12, Phaya Thai Road, Ratchathewi District, Bangkok. Aphichat had stolen cash, a cell phone, and an enormous bike from the sufferer. The complete value of the stolen goods amounted to roughly 200,000 baht.
Aphichat then fled the scene. The police adopted his path to Aranyaprathet District, Sa Kaeo Province, where she planned to escape to a neighbouring nation. After being arrested on the border, Aphichat confessed to all costs.
She admitted to being a part of a name centre gang in Poipet, Cambodia, for over three years. The gang had defrauded Thai people of millions of baht, with Aphichat incomes a fee of 400,000 baht. However, she had spent all of her earnings on gambling.
Currently, she is the right-hand man of a Taiwanese boss, often recognized as Xiao Fei Xian, who owns three call centres in Poipet.
Aphichat additional confessed to taking pleasure in watching his victims collapse after being drugged. She recounted an incident where she had drugged a group of younger men at a tourist spot, causing all four of them to collapse simultaneously.
This gave her a sense of power and thrill. Aphichat admitted that she was addicted to this thrill and would take time off from her call centre job two to three times a month to come back to Bangkok for crime sprees.
The preliminary motivation for her frequent Bangkok crime sprees was an incident where a person had stolen over eighty,000 baht from her while she was asleep after they had engaged in sex. Out of revenge, Aphichat determined to lure the man and drug him, stealing all his belongings. She discovered the act satisfying and continued to commit related crimes, reported KhaoSod.
The medicine Aphichat used had been acquired by pretending to want them for personal use. If medical doctors refused to prescribe them, she would threaten to commit suicide.
When Inexpensive would steal vehicles, she would hold the vehicles for not more than two hours. The stolen vehicles had been then sold to a smuggling operation.
As for the several ID cards found in her possession, they have been both from her victims or from individuals who had opened bank accounts together with her. She used them for numerous transactions beneath a false identify to protect her identity.
The Police Deputy Superintendent stated that they weren’t completely satisfied by Aphichat’s confession within the Bangkok crime spree. During the arrest, they found evidence of at least thirteen stolen bikes and knowledge on 10 potential victims.
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