Wichit, Phuket –
Law enforcement officers raided a bar in Wichit, Mueang Phuket district after it allegedly illegally opened and sold alcohol past the legal time.
A team of officers from the Mueang Phuket District and the Wichit Police raided the bar in the Wichit sub-district after midnight today (February 24th).
The Wichit Police told the Phuket Express that they arrested a man identified only as Mr. Sompong, a bar manager. He was unable to present a legal bar license to officers. He was taken to the Wichit Police Station to face charges of opening an entertainment venue without permission and selling alcohol past the legal time.
The raid came after officers received complaints from concerned citizens that the bar opened past the legal closing time which can be between midnight to 2AM depending on the area.