Phuket Police arrest 15 for alcohol ban violations in Patong

PHUKET: Fifteen people were arrested for selling alcohol at bars and restaurants in Patong on the Khao Pansa Buddhist holiday on Tuesday.

Kathu Police Deputy Superintendent Praya Chansomwong ordered police to be on the lookout for violators of the alcohol ban that was in effect on Monday and Tuesday, according to a report in the local Thai-language press.

Violators will be fined 20,000 baht each and their cases forwarded to the public prosecutors office, according to the report.

Phuket News

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