Sunthorn Saenkham, 48, a Pattaya taxi bike motorist, confesses to having kicked a German traveler in the head. Mr Sunthorn apologised for his action and declared the traveler provoked him. He was fined 1,000 baht. (Image by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

PATTAYA, Chon Buri: A taxi motorcyclist who kicked a German traveler in the head has actually tritely apologised to the general public for his action and declared he was provoked by the traveler, who was flexing over when attacked.

The attack was videoed and published online, where it drew strong social networks criticism.

Sunthorn Saenkham, 48, was apprehended quickly after the attack on Beach roadway in Pattaya on Wednesday.

He was fined 1,000 baht for attack, stated Pol Capt Chanikarn Phuenpinit, deputy examination chief at Pattaya police headquarters.

Mr Sunthorn likewise apologised to the general public, confessing his action had actually harmed the self-respect of Pattaya.

He declared the traveler had actually scolded him, utilizing impolite English words. So he kicked him.

The video reveals the German, called in Thai media as Andreas Bruer, attempting to release his bike, which had actually been locked by cops on a roadway along beach.

A bike motorist in a red coat all of a sudden strolls up and kicks him on the side of the head. The male was flexing over at the time, intent on releasing his bike. Other motorcyle chauffeurs then stepped in.

Pol Col Apichai Krobphet, chief of Pattaya cops, stated cops had actually locked the traveler’s bike due to the fact that he had no bike licence.

Officers will take the bike to the police headquarters for storage, however the traveler withstood and attempted to release his bike. The Pattaya cops chief declared the traveler acted strongly and spoke impolitely to the officers, INN News reported.

That was when the bike cab driver approached the traveler and kicked him.

Pol Col Apichai stated the traveler was charged with driving without licence and was fined. He did not call him, Mr Sunthorn was charged with attack and fined.

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