PATTAYA: A Russian couple were arrested and fined for having sex on Pattaya beach in broad daylight on Saturday.
Tourist police said that they arrested Roman Grigorenko, 26, and his partner Daria Vinogradova, 19, on the beach at about 3.30pm on Saturday after they were seen having sex.
They were brought to the Pattaya police station and charged with conducting an embarrassing and pornographic act in public. They were fined 5,000 baht each -- the highest possible fine for the offence.
Tourist police said that both tourists were drunk. While walking along the beach, they didn't see anybody in their immediate vicinity and started to have sex, they said.