Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

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Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:52 pm

Ordeal Ends for French Cop Accused of Koh Tao Rape
June 6, 2018 11:19 am
KOH TAO — A French cop accused of raping an 18-year-old Briton on Koh Tao was released Saturday from police custody and cleared to leave the country after nearly two months of investigation.

Yohann Michel Tounga Mbouka, a 25-year-old police officer on holiday in Thailand with a group of colleagues, saw his life turned upside down in early April after a one-night stand with a young British backpacker who later accused him of drugging and raping her.

“Actually we quickly realized he was innocent,” said Koh Tao police Lt. Col. Napha Senathit, in charge of the investigation. “But once a police investigation involving a foreigner is launched, everything takes time. We have to send documentation to Bangkok, wait for drug results.”

For two months Mbouka could not leave Samui, where he was arrested three nights after the two met. Between 200,000 baht for bail, 150,000 baht in lawyer fees and a new ticket home, he said it cost him about 450,000 baht.

Police said witnesses and CCTV evidence confirm Mbouka’s version of what happened that night.
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Three days later on April 7, as he got off a bus on Phuket, Mbouka found a police team waiting for him. He was taken back to a Koh Samui jail to answer rape charges. Bethlyn had told her friends and family that she had been drugged and abused, and her mother had called the British Embassy in Bangkok.
“I think she has been caught in her own lie,” Mbouka said, “and then forced to press charges not to lose face.” Other factors may have contributed to the length of the investigation, including the involvement of the British Embassy.

Kennard declined to comment for this story. Meanwhile, she has been continuing her travels. Mbouka said he’s been able to follow her holidays in Southeast Asia, as she never removed him from her Facebook and Instagram friends.
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Re: Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

Post by Cam Nivag » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:02 pm

This is like that rape allegation against Nick Laycock who worked at Arcadia guesthouse in Kampot.

"Surveillance video shows them kissing and holding hands, so that proves conclusively he couldn't have raped her."

Why is the press naming the woman? Because the charges have been dropped?

Anyway, here's the original report on it:

http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/crim ... n-koh-tao/
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Post by General Mackevili » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:57 pm


CEOCambodiaNews wrote:Mbouka said he’s been able to follow her holidays in Southeast Asia, as she never removed him from her Facebook and Instagram friends.
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Post by dron » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:13 pm

[Mod edit: This is your warning to knock it off. Thanks.]
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Post by yong » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:50 pm

Free stuff can end up very expensive.
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Re: Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

Post by Josh_76 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:04 pm

Cam Nivag wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:02 pm
This is like that rape allegation against Nick Laycock who worked at Arcadia guesthouse in Kampot.
Not quite. Bonking your customers - as opposed to two independent travelers meeting - often doesn't end well.
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Re: Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

Post by newkidontheblock » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:47 pm

So the lady was allowed to file a false charge, then just gets to leave the country while the Thai police investigate him? In the meanwhile, his name is dragged in the mud? And now they won’t even charge her. And she’s not even going to apologize for ruining this man’s life?
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Re: Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

Post by finbar » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:03 pm

newkidontheblock wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:47 pm
So the lady was allowed to file a false charge, then just gets to leave the country while the Thai police investigate him? In the meanwhile, his name is dragged in the mud? And now they won’t even charge her. And she’s not even going to apologize for ruining this man’s life?
I agree if it was a false accusation she should be on the hook for something.
On the other hand, we really have no idea what actually happened.
Just because they were seen holding hands doesn't mean it wasn't rape.
Maybe he insisted on not using a condom or using the back door and she disagreed.

The only solution is to film all your exploits ...
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Re: Koh Tao: French Cop Freed After Rape Accusation by British Backpacker

Post by Duncan » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:11 am

finbar wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:03 pm
newkidontheblock wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:47 pm
So the lady was allowed to file a false charge, then just gets to leave the country while the Thai police investigate him? In the meanwhile, his name is dragged in the mud? And now they won’t even charge her. And she’s not even going to apologize for ruining this man’s life?
I agree if it was a false accusation she should be on the hook for something.
On the other hand, we really have no idea what actually happened.
Just because they were seen holding hands doesn't mean it wasn't rape.
Maybe he insisted on not using a condom or using the back door and she disagreed.

The only solution is to film all your exploits ...


And hope your mum does not find it on Pornhub
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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