Bars and restaurants at market in Samkong raided for illegally selling alcohol

Samkong, Rassada –

Bars and restaurants at a night market in Samkong, Rassada sub-district were raided for illegally selling alcohol.

A team of law enforcement officers led by the Phuket City Police and officers from the Mueang Phuket District raided bars and restaurants at a Samkong night market last night (November 1st).

Administrative Chief Officer Mr. Danai Jaikeng told the Phuket Express, “We have received complaints that bars and restaurants in this market were selling alcohol to underage people and many of them do not have licensed permission to sell alcohol.”

“Four of these venues were found selling alcohol to underage users. The venue operators were taken to the Phuket City Police Station to face charges of illegally selling alcohol,” Mr. Danai added.

The Phuket Express noted the name of the night market and operators were not released by relevant officers.


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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.