Police raid Pattaya karaoke bar

Pattaya police raided a karaoke bar on Monday and arrested 27 customers and a staff member.

Police raid Pattaya karaoke bar
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Police raid Pattaya karaoke bar

published : 11 Oct 2021 at 12:02

writer: Gary Boyle

ORIGINAL SOURCE/WRITER: Chaiyot Pupattanapong

Customers and a bar attendant are taken to Pattaya police station after they were arrested at a karaoke bar in Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri around 1am on Monday. (Photo: Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

Pattaya police raided a karaoke bar on Monday and arrested 27 customers and a staff member.

The 1am raid was on the karaoke bar in Soi Pattaya Tai 4 in Bang Lamung district.

Police were acting on information the bar was in violation of Covid-19 restrictions.

The bar was open later than legal hours and patrons were being served alcoholic drinks.

Twenty-seven customers and one bar staff were arrested.

No drugs were found.

Pattaya has had few tourists since the Covid-19 pandemic began. It is due to reopen to tourists from Nov 1.

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Vocabulary

  • patron : a customer; someone who uses a particular entertainment place, hotel, restaurant, etc. - ลูกค้า
  • raid (noun) : a short (surprise) attack on an enemy or group - การจู่โจม,การโจมตี, การบุกเข้า
  • raid : to use force to enter a place suddenly in order to arrest people or search for something such as illegal weapons or drugs - บุกเข้าจับ, เข้าตรวจค้น
  • violation : an action that is against a law, agreement, principle, etc. - การฝ่าฝืน
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