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Pattaya police raid nightclub suspected of presenting pornographic shows



PHOTO: Facebook/นิธิธร จินตกานนท์

Pattaya City Police inspected a nightclub after reports that the venue was hosting pornographic shows on the weekends. Although the nightclub, Dragon Man Club, wasn’t presenting a sexually explicit show when officers came by, the owner was arrested for operating an entertainment business and selling alcohol without the proper permit.

Police say a tip was made through social media from an anonymous source. Officers asked the nightclub owner for the venue’s license, but the owner did not have the document at the time. Police arrested the owner. The nightclub owner was not named in reports.

SOURCE: Pattaya News


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  1. John_2

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    Dragon Man Club is on Youtube – looks like it was videoed by a customer on their phone and put up there – nothing particularly explicit though.

  2. Toby Andrews

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:26 pm

    Thai police are so desperate to make fines and bribes now, they will soon be raiding persons swimming in the sea for lewd behaviour.
    And yet there is a gold mine for them on the roads.
    Just put plain clothes cops by pedestrian walkways, and traffic stop sighs, and they will make a months salary each, in a day.

  3. Social Observer

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:42 pm

    Define pornography.

  4. Toby Andrews

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    Er, is it taking pictures of sunsets, landscapes and beautiful scenes with the camera?

  5. Wijnschenk

    Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:05 am

    First time i visited Bangkok i went to see a pingpong show……
    Police was watching or call it guarding the street..
    Now they arrest people for this???
    Amazing Thailand…

  6. dee lee

    Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 11:03 am

    Pornography in Pattaya ! I’m shocked , shocked I tell you ; who would have thanked it ?

  7. Steve

    Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6:13 pm

    Walking street anyone?

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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