Officers from the Police Region 2 Child and Women Protection Unit obtained three arrest warrants from the Pattaya Provincial Court and conducted the arrests in Pattaya and Bang Saray in Sattahip District.
The first to be arrested was Karl Josef Ruppel aged 69 from Germany at his rented room in South Pattaya. According to arrest warrant number 95/2556 dated February 1, Mr Ruppel is accused of conducting indecent acts with a minor under the age of 15.
The second suspect arrested was a Thai National, Rachan aged 51 who resides in Soi 10 off the South Pattaya Road. He is accused of providing minors under the age of 15 to foreigners for the purpose of conducting sexual acts with them in exchange for money.
Finally the third suspect, a British National Andrew John Tracy aged 60 was arrested on the strength of arrest warrant number 90/2556 dated February 1 which states he is also alleged to have conducted indecent acts with a minor under the age of 15.
All three suspects have been handed to the courts for processing.
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