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Their faces no longer blurred and this time fully-clothed, the two topless casino hostesses made famous by the internet turned themselves in to police yesterday.

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Arunee "Bee" Somfong, 30, (left) and Marisa "Sun" Kachondecha, 27, answer police questions after turning themselves in yesterday. POST TODAY

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5 report to police over topless gambling den

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The blurred faces of the two as they appeared in photos published in the media.

Five people, including two topless hostesses at a gambling den, turned themselves in to police yesterday.

Marisa "Sun" Kachondecha, 27, and Arunee "Bee" Somfong, 30, allegedly admitted to Sai Mai police they were the two topless hostesses in photos recently circulated on the internet.

The photographs showed two female attendants wearing only panties and standing at a gaming table surrounded by male gamblers in an enclosed room.

Ms Marisa and Ms Arunee allegedly said they were hired to show up at a New Year party at the gambling den in Sai Mai district on Dec 31.

Gamblers who joined the party encouraged them to take off their clothes and they did, hoping to get tips, said Pol Maj Gen Saroj Promcharoen, deputy Metropolitan Police chief, who interrogated the women.

The police fined them 500 baht each for committing an obscene act before releasing them.

Three other people who appeared in the photographs also reported to police yesterday. They were Thanes Pradittaen, the building owner; Narong Amparum, a high-low dice gaming host; and Niwat Boontima, a gambler.

The police pressed gambling-related charges against the three men, who were released after questioning.

turn yourself in
– to give yourself up to the police ยอมจำนน
gambling – the activity of betting money, for example in a game or on a horse race การพนัน
den – a place where people meet in secret, especially for some illegal or immoral activity บ่อน
allegedly – stated without giving complete proof ที่ถูกกล่าวหา
admit – to agree that something is true, especially when you are unhappy, sorry or surprised about it  ยอมรับ
circulate – to send to many different people หมุนเวียน
panties – a piece of women's underwear that covers the body from the waist to the tops of the legs  กางเกงใน
surrounded – having something completely around all sides ถูกล้อมรอบ enclosed – surrounded by something and separated from what is outside ปิดล้อมอยู่
hire – to pay someone to work for you, especially for a short time จ้าง
encourage – to make someone more likely to do something, or to make something more likely to happen ปลุกใจ
deputy – a person whose rank is immediately below that of the leader of an organisation รอง
metropolitan police – the police in responsible for a city ตำรวจนครบาล
interrogate – to ask someone a lot of questions in order to get information สอบถาม,ซักถาม
fine – to be required to pay an amount of money because you have broken the law ปรับเป็นเงิน
commit – to do something wrong or illegal ทำความผิด
obscene – connected with sex in a way that most people find offensive  ลามก
release – to allow someone to go free ปล่อยตัว
appear – to be seen ปรากฏ
press charges – to accuse someone officially of committing a crime ตั้งข้อกล่าวหา

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