This morning, a middle-aged Thai man was found lying naked on the sidewalk by Chonburi’s Na Jomtien beach with a crushed rose bouquet by his body.
When police approached the man, identified as 42-year-old Tongbai Soiprom from Loei province, he simply said that he was stressed and felt heartbroken because he had just been abandoned by his girlfriend.
Police said he smelled like liquor, Amarin TV reported.
Tongbai said that after the breakup, he started drinking by the beach and at some point, decided to remove all of his clothes in order to “show off his body,” so his girlfriend would “regret leaving him.”
After the conversation, officials offered him clothes but Tongbai refused to be detained by the police and ran into the sea. In the end, he was captured and taken to the Na Jomtien police station and charged with public obscenity.
The punishment for the charge is a fine of THB500 (US$15).