Rawai, Phuket –
A seafood restaurant owner in Rawai has been arrested with protected stonefish.
The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources Phuket Office told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (March 16th) they have arrested a seafood restaurant owner in Rawai, Mueang Phuket district. The arrest followed after officials received a tip-off from social media that the restaurant was selling protected marine animals.
Seized from the restaurant was a stonefish. The unidentified owner was taken to the Phuket City Police Station for further legal action. Officials withheld the names of the restaurant as well pending further legal action.
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