Two Danes arrested in Thailand suspected of rape

Two Danish men have been detained by the Thai police in the popular tourist town of Chiang Mai.

The arrest has been confirmed by the Foreign Minstry’s Consular Service

“We can confirm that two Danish citizens have been detained in Chiang Mai. The embassy is in contact with the two detained Danes,” is the announcement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Consular service, who has no further comments on the arrest.

However, Thai media reports that two 19 year old men have been detained in connection with the rape and beating of a 23 year old Dutch woman.

The alleged rape is reported of happening the night of February 25, and according to Thai media, the two young Danes were arrested yesterday.

A third person is also reported arrested but it is unknown which nationality this person has. It is also added that the two Danes claim innocent.


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