UPDATE: Phuket police track down people seen fighting on Bangla Road in a viral social media video

Bangla, Patong –

Phuket police tracked down people who were caught on camera fighting on Bangla Road. A video of the fight later went viral on social media.

Our previous story:

A video clip of two people fighting on Bangla Road in Patong has gone viral on social media last week. However, Patong Police said no one officially filed a police report on this incident.

Now for our update:

Lieutenant Colonel Wuttiwat Leangboojinda of the Patong Police told The Phuket Express, “We have called both parties to the Patong Police Station this week. They admitted they were the people in the viral video clip who were fighting with bottles from trash bins on Bangla Road. They both were fined and apologized to each other.”

The Phuket Express noted police did not reveal how much they were fined. Lt. Col. Wuttiwat also did not name the suspects, stating that the matter was settled.

Meanwhile six taxi drivers have been arrested yesterday (June 21st) after a video clip of motorbike taxi drivers fighting has gone viral in social media this week.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang 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 more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, 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.