The public will be relieved to know the destitute farang beggar with the swollen foot last seen rescued from the streets of Bangkok for repatriation to his homeland is doing just fine – waaay fine.
Days after Benjamin Holse was found sleeping on Khaosan Road and given a hotel room while his embassy arranged for a new passport and ticket home, the 29-year-old German reportedly skipped out and is currently having an awesome time in Pattaya, sex tourism capital of the world.
It was only Friday when photos shared online led tourist police Friday to find Holse. Deutscher Hilfsverein Thailand, an organization that aids German citizens, paid for him to stay in a hotel until they could take him to the embassy, according to a report on Thailand Police Story.
For “duping the entire nation,” the national police account said Holse was detained yesterday for questioning by Pattaya police.
They ultimately released him because there was nothing to charge him with, as being a dick is not a crime – especially in Pattaya.
Since then Benjamin has been seen spending the donated THB50,000 cash in a bar, drinking and partying.
The report claims that Benjamin made comments blaming “Thai people’s stupidity” for giving him the money.
Most recently, a Pattaya resident posted photos appearing to show Holse back to begging on the streets there.