Umbrella Operator Arrested for Encroaching on Beach on Racha Island, Phuket

Racha Island, Chalong –

An umbrella operator was arrested for encroaching on a beach on the Racha Yai Island, south of Phuket.

The Royal Thai Navy told the Phuket Express that on Tuesday (March 7th) they inspected the Racha Yai Island in Chalong, south of Phuket for beach encroaching.

One beach operator was found encroaching on Ao Pratok Beach with beach umbrellas. Twenty sets of beach umbrellas were seized. The beach operator was taken to the Chalong Police Station for further legal action.

Specific details of the umbrella operator were not given.


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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.