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This is the chilling moment four men are seen on CCTV carrying a drunk and ‘drugged’ woman out of a bar before she was allegedly gang raped and murdered.
Nong Gift, 21, had been watching the Champions League final with friends last Saturday in Chanthaburi, Thailand.
The cosmetics seller passed out inside the pub, where relatives claim she had been drugged, and was taken away at 2am in the back of a pick-up truck by four men who said they would take her home.
The men, including one who knew her, drove her to a secluded orchard where it is claimed she was repeatedly raped and then beaten to death.
The gang – Nattaphong Saenkraud, Patti Boonthal, Panya Chan Somdee and Suitsit Jaechim – apparently confessed their involvement to police and were taken for a crime re-enactment on Wednesday.
CCTV shows the men carrying Nong out of the bar and into the back of a truck, with the help of one of her female friends who thought the group would take her home.
Police Major General Charn Jitjunjun said: ‘The victim was found dead on the same night. Four men have been arrested and confessed to their part in the crime.
‘The victim was raped by four people and we believe beaten until she died.
‘Her body was found with foam around her mouth, a nose bleed and part of her clothes on the floor.’
A woman who had been with Nong earlier in the evening said she had left her with the group of men because she thought they were friends.
Nong had been with three other women while watching the football match, including Airziz Opachat with whom she had been on holiday.
Airziz said: ‘I’m sorry. If we knew that last night was the last time we were together I would have taken care of you better. I’m sorry I did not take care of you better.’
The other girls all left earlier in the evening and Airziz said that Nong ‘didn’t seem very drunk’.
She added: ‘Nong already knew one of the men. She was friendly with everyone. It was normal for her to be out chatting with people.
‘I thought that she had arrived with these men and was friends with them.’
Nong’s body was found in the fruit processing area. The four men were arrested later on Sunday afternoon after police used CCTV to track them down.
One of the group, the man who knew her, claims he only drove her and the other men to the area where she was killed.
Police are now carrying out post-mortem examinations on Nong’s body to discover whether she was drugged and the exact cause of her death.
Police Major General Charn Jitjunjun added: ‘The full investigation has not been concluded and police are still establishing the exact situation.
‘Relatives of the victim believe she was drugged. She was used to drinking alcohol and would not have been unconscious like this.
‘During the re-enactment there were many angry friends and relatives who tried to attack the accused men but police were able to control the situation.’