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18 Year Old Woman Gang Raped Last Year Seeks Justice Against Local Politician in Lopburi

Family members of the perpetrators offered 400k in cash and sex in exchange of dropping the charges.

The attorney with the victim’s father.

When: February 3rd, 2021

Where: Lopburi province

Perpetrators: 13 rapists

Victims: 18 year old woman, unnamed

What: On February 3rd, 2021, an attorney from the Social Justice Reclamation Network took the family of an 18 year old woman from Lopburi province to file a formal complaint in order to expedite a case where 13 men ganged raped the woman in 2 separate incidents.

The lawyer said that the 18 year old girl was first raped in September 2020 by 4 men and then again in October 2020 by 9 men. Until this point, only 12 of the men have been prosecuted on charges related to the incidents.

The one man who hasn’t seen prosecution, a former municipal councilor from Lopburi, is the subject of the new complaint by the family and attorney.

The police claimed that they did not prosecute him because there wasn’t enough evidence. They were worried of not being fair in the matter.

Video evidence of the rape was spread around social media and the victim’s father found out about it. Mr. Tor, alias of the victim’s father, said he learned about the matter at the end of November 2020. He filed a complaint with police, who detained and prosecuted 12 people. The father then filed a complaint to seek justice against the 13th man, the former municipal politician.

The daughter is being treated with “sleeping pills” according to the report and has attempted suicide several times. In the past, a relative of one of the perpetrators offered 400,000 to resolve the matter, which was rejected. One mother of a perpetrator offered to sleep with the father in exchange for not prosecuting the son, which was also rejected.

Police are reviewing all the evidence to make further progress in the case.

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My take: Inevitably in cases where the rape is particularly egregious, cash offers are made in the hope that it’d sweep everything under the rug.

Whether this is a cultural nuance in Thailand or if it’s an aberration seems to be undecided, as in this case the offer was rejected. I support the father for seeking justice for her daughter, who won’t be able to erase the crimes against her.

Source: https://www.dailynews.co.th/crime/823093

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