Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has apologised for suggesting that only unattractive women who wear bikinis in Thailand are safe.
Chan-ocha’s comments follow the murder of two British tourists, whose bodies were found on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao on Monday.
Yesterday Prayuth told reporters, “I am sorry with what I said and if it has caused any ill-feelings. I just wanted to warn tourists that we have different traditions and they have to stay on their toes.”
All suspects have been cleared following DNA testing, including 25-year-old Christopher Ware who had been sharing a room with one of the victims.
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