2 Indians arrested for theft of motorbike taxi driver’s ride

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Two Indian tourists were arrested for allegedly stealing a motorcycle taxi driver’s Honda Wave.

Police were called to The Avenue galleria March 2 where Morakot Promthra, 32, and passersby had detained Varun Kumar Goel, 27, and Govind Lal, 42.

Police claimed the Indians confessed to taking the bike, which they reportedly said they found sitting unoccupied with the keys in the ignition at the entrance of Soi Ton Noon.

Angry and defiant on the streets, Govind Lal (left) and Varun Kumar Goel (right) were later quite remorseful once booked and facing jail time. Angry and defiant on the streets, Govind Lal (left) and Varun Kumar Goel (right) were later quite remorseful once booked and facing jail time.

Police took the two suspects to their hotel room to confiscate their passports only to discover a Thai woman trying to pay off the taxi driver to drop the charges.