Four Illegal Taxi Drivers Arrested in Patong

Patong –

Four illegal taxi drivers were arrested in Patong this weekend, July 9th, 2023 for using a personal vehicle to transfer tourists.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that this weekend they have arrested four illegal taxi drivers in the Patong area. They were taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of using personal vehicles to transfer tourists in illegal taxis.

Phuket officials have continued to crack down on illegal taxis recently as seen below.

An illegal taxi driver was arrested in Patong for using their personal vehicle to transfer tourists.

An illegal taxi driver was arrested in Patong for using a personal vehicle to transfer tourists.

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.