Swiss Man in Nongkhai Robbed Of 500,000 bht While He Slept
Half a million baht in cash was stolen in a nigh time burglary in Nong Khai on Tuesday. A total of five house were hit in the burglaries.
Suphanee Conrad, the Swiss man’s Thai wife, said that she had got up in the night and noticed that a door to a bedroom was open as usual. But by morning the door was closed.
Then a neighbor came rushing in to enquire if they had been robbed because the neighbors husband had been disturbed by a burglar in the night.
When they checked three bags that were lying about in the bedroom they found they had been the victims of theft.
They had prepared 500,000 baht in Thai money and foreign currency to complete a land purchase deal. Now it was all gone. The burglaries happened at the Dao Reung housing estate and are being investigated by downtown Nong Khai police.