Two entertainment venue operators in Phuket Town area arrested for allegedly breaking Covid-19 measures following resident complaints

Phuket –

Two entertainment venue operators were arrested for allegedly breaking Phuket orders and Covid-19 measurements after anonymous local residents complained over loud noise.

A team of officials inspected entertainment venues in Phuket City last night (June 22nd).

Phuket City officials reported they have arrested Mr. Sit who was presented as a manager of an unnamed entertainment venue in Phoonpon, Talad Nuea sub-district. He has been accused of breaking Phuket orders in terms of being opened over the legal closing time, breaking Covid- 19 measurements, and allegedly breaking set entertainment venue laws around not recording staffer’s CV and personal information before employing them.

Officials noted anonymous local residents and concerned citizens have complained over loud noise after the legal closing time, currently midnight but expected to move to 2AM sometime in July.

Officers have also arrested Mr. Eak, 23 who was presented as a manager of an unnamed bar in Phuket Town. He has been accused of not following Phuket orders and Covid- 19 measurements which operated venues as a risk to Covid -19.

They were both taken to the Phuket City Police Station for further legal action.

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Goong is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and Chonburi, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.