Officers arrested the owner of the Pattaya establishment after finding 18 men from around the world, including Australians, cavorting with 14 young local women.
The raid sparked chaotic scenes as men and women scrambled to cover themselves with towels. Supplied Dozens of middle-aged men were found with young Thai women. Supplied Officers raided the Tulip Hotel at around The items were collected as evidence and the participants were detained for questioning. Supplied Extraordinary footage of the scene shows sweating, semi-naked, middle-aged men covering their faces with towels as police take photos and record video.
Hotel owner Sheng Liao Yang, from China, was arrested on suspicion of running a hotel without a license and hosting obscene events. Extraordinary footage from the raid shows semi-naked middle-aged men trying to hide their faces. We carried out the operation while they were having sex and we shut them down.
Three hotel staff were tasked with serving hot tea to the guests, cleaning the rooms and joining in with the sex games. Sheriff Niwapantawong said police investigated the claims and gathered evidence and a warrant before carrying out the raid.
He said people signing up for the party had to be in couples. Police recently began cracking down on the seedy goings-on in Pattaya , storming pubs and clubs and arresting sex workers and their clients.
But residents say the chaos has returned, bigger and bolder than ever. There are believed to be about 27, sex workers in the so-called sex capital of the world. Despite prostitution and naked shows being illegal, red light district Soi 6 is awash with escort services. Over the past 12 months the city has been plagued by violent crime. Melbourne tourist Benjamin Robb , 42, was allegedly beaten to death in Ruby Lounge, a bar in the red light district.
Jose Manuel Polanco Jr, 43, was charged with manslaughter. He told police it was self defence, claiming Mr Robb had manhandled a female employee.