Thursday, March 9, 2017
Russian tourist's Phuket ordeal comes to a close..
Thai Visa News reports that Olga Smirnova, 53, was arrested on the island on February 19 and jailed for two nights in Phuket while her bail money was being arranged. “The court ordered her to pay a 1,000 baht fine, but as she had already served two ‘inconvenient’ nights in jail, the time spent behind bars was accepted in lieu of the fine,” confirmed Lt Sakarin Saengjaroen of Chalong Police.
Commentary: The moral of the story? Don’t feed the fish!