Phuket's police chief said on Thursday the case involving a Russian man being assaulted and held at gunpoint by a Thai man was a personal matter and called for the removal of the video of the incident from YouTube, saying it might upset Russians or create ill-will towards Thais.
Phuket provincial police chief Chote Chawalwiwat
Pol Maj Gen Chote Chawalwiwat said the case was only a personal conflict stemming from the suspect’s discontent after he had learned that the Russian took his wife to Khao Lak, a famous tourist destination in Phangnga province.
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