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According to Hastings, he contacted UK police because he was wiling to fly home to face the charges filed against him. But he didn't have money for tickets. He asked them if they can cover the cost of travel however, there was no response from the UK authorities until Thai police apprehended him.
Note: I have a daughter and I wouldn't want her to have a teacher who have issues like this. This is alarming in the highest degree!