A drunk British tourist was found naked on a Thai beach after an ‘birthday boozer all night’, telling police he couldn’t remember the past two days.
The man from Epsom, Surrey, had reportedly stayed up drinking beer and smoking marijuana – now legal in the country – at a party he welcomed at the age of 30 on October 28, after arriving in the country for a wedding.
Shocked locals on the paradise island of Koph Samui, however, noticed him stumbling naked on the beach the next morning, stumbling “football songs.” They watched in amazement as he paddled through the sea and then swam away from the shore.
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The British man (pictured standing naked on a Thai beach surrounded by police and locals), 30, from Epsom, Surrey, had reportedly stayed up drinking beer and smoking marijuana – now legal in the country – at a party when he welcomed in his 30th on October 28th
Shocked local residents saw the man (seen sitting on the beach) the morning after his bow, stumbling naked across the beach while singing “football songs.” They watched in amazement as he paddled through the sea and then swam farther from shore
A friendly fisherman tried to help the Briton, who reportedly became aggressive.
He is said to have yelled ‘go and meet God’ as he pulled locals into the sea off the coast of Maenam Beach on Koh Samui Island.
Panicked police officers arrived to drag the man ashore, but he stood naked on the beach protesting, saying he wanted to meditate.
The incident drew humorous parallels to “The Hangover Part II,” a 2011 comedy film starring Bradley Cooper (Phil), Zach Galifianakis (Alan), and Ed Helms (Stu) about a group of friends visiting Thailand for Stu’s wedding.
The night before, they continue to bow all night, only to wake up the next morning with no memory of the previous night’s events, thanks to Alan who spiked their marshmallows with drugs.
The remainder of the film depicts the protagonists’ adventure (which, as with the drunken Brit, involves some public nudity) to piece together their broken memories and find Stu’s soon-to-be young brother-in-law Teddy – who was lost along with him. the route.
On the morning of October 29, when the Briton was picked up, an interpreter told him to ‘go back to your hotel, take a shower, and then go back to your meditation’, but the Briton refused, insisting that he just ‘want relax and meditate. .
The incident drew humorous parallels to “The Hangover Part II” (pictured), a 2011 comedy film starring Bradley Cooper (Phil, right), Zach Galifianakis (Alan, left), and Ed Helms (Stu, second-right) about a group from friends visiting Thailand for Stu’s wedding
In the movie – the night before the wedding – the trio (pictured) on a nighttime bender, only to wake up the next morning with no memory of the previous night’s events, thanks to Alan (right) spiked their marshmallows with drugs. The rest of the film shows the protagonists’ adventure to reunite their broken memories
Images taken by locals showing the police landing the British man, who then spoke to the interpreter.
“Yes, I understand, but this isn’t really the right time for that. You have [counting] Twelve police officers around you,” the interpreter tells him.
The man replied, ‘No, I’m not going back. Let me worry about coming back and let me relax. I’m here to go to a wedding.’ Officers eventually took the British man to the local station where he had a drug test, which was negative.
The British man was fined for public decency but will be allowed to return to the UK after his holiday. Several packs of marijuana were found in his hotel, but the police will not take any action as it has recently been legalized.
The fisherman who rescued the naked man also said he would not press charges for the alleged attack. He said: ‘I saw the tourist struggling in the sea to keep his head above water, so I was afraid he would drown. I tried to help him into my boat, but he was aggressive.
“I don’t want him to be punished. I’m relieved he’s safe now. Maybe he’d had too much to drink and the weather was too hot for him, so he was acting a little crazy, but I think he’s a good person.’
Spectator Theerayut, who lives close to the beach, said: ‘I heard the tourist screaming and singing songs on the beach. They were like football songs. I just assumed he was drunk, so I didn’t go near him.’
Pictured: A police boat is seen in the water as officers pull the drunk ashore the British tourist
The man is said to have become aggressive when approached by the locals. Pictured: The British man is seen on a beach, now partially covered, after his drunken naked escapades. He told the interpreter (seen at left, crouching) that he just wanted to be left to ‘meditate’
Surat Thani Immigration Official Captain Aroon Moosikim said the Briton arrived on the island on October 10 and was staying at a nearby resort, but staff complained that he was noisy and caused problems for their other guests.
The police chief said: “The suspect is a 30-year-old British man who recently arrived in Thailand on a tourist visa.”
Captain Aroon added that the tourist joined a party over the holiday weekend, but claimed he could not remember anything else. He said his friends hadn’t seen him since Oct. 27 until he appeared on the beach Oct. 29.
He said: ‘The tourist told us he was in a party, but he couldn’t remember anything else. He also said that he wants to bring everyone to meet God.
“We had trouble communicating with him because he was talking nonsense, so we had to pause the interrogation. We’ll be watching him closely.’