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A Peruvian man is seeking justice from the Thai authorities after five Japanese yakuza thugs received light sentences for assaulting him at a restaurant in Bangkok. The victim suffered severe injuries and spent more than 400,000 baht on treatment. The 35 year old Peruvian man, Tetsuo Kobashikawa, contacted non-profit organisation Saimai Survive for help seeking justice. … …

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 "The punishment for the attackers was officially announced earlier this year, and Kobashikawa felt that it was too light compared to what he had lost. Each of the attackers was sentenced to two months in prison but then temporarily released under probation.

As well as filing a complaint about the attack, Kobashikawa reported their money laundering operation to both Thai and Japanese police. However, neither took action on his complaint, saying he did not have enough evidence. Kobashikawa added that he also faced a death threat from the yakuza gang".

Sounds like once again bribes trump justice in Thailand. Business as usual!

 

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