Three foreigners who were involved in the Patong restaurant brawl this week have been fined 2,000 baht each, according to an update from the Phuket Provincial Police.
Yesterday, it was reported that a customer, 34 year old Australian national ‘Karen‘, admitted that he started the dispute by throwing a water bottle at two restaurant staffers because he thought they were taking too long to prepare his meal. Karen stated that this was out of character for him and he was heavily intoxicated.
Last night, The Phuket Express reported that Karen, along with two legally employed restaurant staffers, admitted to assault charges, and the three were fined 2,000 baht. The two staffers are 25 year old Jordanian national Mr. Alomari, and 26 year old Egyptian national Mr. Ahmed. All three apologised to each other.
The outlet noted that the roles of chef or…