Two Men Arrested for Selling Fireworks at Patong Beach

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Two men were arrested for selling fireworks at Patong Beach

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that they had received complaints that fireworks were being sold and displayed at Patong Beach which had become a public nuisance to locals and tourists.

Patong Police later inspected Patong Beach. They arrested two Thai men who were identified by police only as Mr. Udomdet and Mr. Sampan. Seized from them were two sets of fireworks.

They were taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of selling fireworks without permission.

This is part of a regular crackdown on sales of illegal fireworks on Patong Beach, as seen below.

A woman was arrested for selling fireworks at Patong Beach.

Floating lanterns and fireworks were seized on the Patong beach after complaints.

The Patong Municipality has warned the public that no fireworks or floating lanterns are allowed for any event, unless special approval is given by Patong officials, with punishment strictly being enforced.

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.