Bangla Road checkpoints setup to prevent drugs and crime

Patong  –

The Patong Police set up checkpoints on both ends of Bangla Road to prevent illegal drugs and crimes.

The Patong Police told the Police Express that yesterday (November 14th) they set up two checkpoints on both ends at the entrance and the exit to Bangla Road from 8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

Police checked every person who entered and exited the Bangla road. The target search was for knives, guns and other weapons, illegal drugs, wanted suspects, and for tourists’ safety.

It was unclear if tourists had their passport or ID checked, if you were there let us know in the comments.


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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.