Eighteen gamblers arrested in Thalang raid

Thalang –

Eighteen gamblers have been arrested after a gambling den raid in Thalang.

A team of the Thalang officials raided a gambling den at a house in the Thep Kasattri sub-district yesterday (October 24th). Eighteen gamblers have been arrested who are eight men and ten women who were playing cards.

The raid came after officials received complaints that there was an illegal gambling circle in the area.

They were taken to the Thalang Police Station. They are facing charges of joining in illegal gambling. One of them who is also a house’ owner is facing additional charges with operating an illegal gambling den.

The names of the suspects were not released to The Phuket Express.


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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.