Jammin latest victim of crackdown
PHUKET TOWN: Jammin Music Club on Bangkok Rd became the latest victim of the crackdown on the entertainment industry when it was raided by police early this morning and ordered closed for 30 days because one customer was found to be underage. Officers led by Phuket Town Police Station Superintendent Paween Pongsirin went to the club at around 12:30 am, accompanied by Weerawat Janpen, Chief of the Phuket Town District Office, Dr Wanchai Sattayawutitong, the new Chief of the Phuket Provincial Health Office, and Kiat Wongpotiphant, Chief of the Governor’s Office. A check of ID cards turned up one underage patron, leading to the closure order. During the following 90 minutes, 338 patrons gave urine samples for narcotics testing. Of these, 17 from men and four from women tested positive for the possible presence of ya bah (methamphetamine). These samples will be analysed further to determine whether or not any charges will be brought.
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