Benjamin, your begging and partying days are over, at least in Thailand.
A German tourist who received THB50,000 for a ticket home after he became homeless in Bangkok before blowing it partying in Pattaya will be deported.
Pattaya police yesterday detained Benjamin Holst, 29, for a second time after they found him begging on Pattaya beach. After the first attempt to cite him failed because they did have goo cause, police arrested him for “causing a public nuisance” and will send him straight to immigration police for deportation, according to INN.
The arrest seems to have come after locals found Holst, who has become sort of a legend for his dickery among Thais and expats alike, shamelessly asked for money on the beach. One brave Thai man confronted him and filmed this pathetically hilarious conversation.
Meanwhile, here are Holst’s final moments begging in Pattaya, as taken by Facebook user Aun Pattaya.