Police net 36 for bike offenses

PHUKET TOWN: Police set up a checkpoint at 2 am on Monday on Rassada Rd and caught 36 motorcycle riders for racing or drunk-driving. Pol Col Paween Pongsirin, Superintendent of Phuket Town Police Station, said the checkpoint, near the Krung Thai Bank, resulted in the apprehension of 23 motorcycle racers on modified motorcycles and 13 people who were charged with drunk driving. The checkpoint, involving 25 officers, was set up after complaints about motorcycle racers disturbing the sleep of residents. Col Paween said the campaign to end street racing in Phuket would continue.

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