Phuket, Thailand: Australian tourist jailed for 15 days

Posted on July 24, 2012 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Arrested

Stevie Rochelle Bamford, the 21-year-old Australian woman who was recently convicted of falsely reporting that she was raped in Phuket, was deported to her native country earlier today, having served a fifteen-day jail sentence. Bamford apparently had an argument with her Australian boyfriend when she came home late one night after a night on the own alone. Subsequently, she told police she had been raped by tuk-tuk drivers, when that was later proved to be a lie.
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