A Thai woman was arrested after she allegedly opened an unlicensed massage shop without permission and allowed a minor to work.
The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that they received complaints from concerned citizens that a massage shop was illegally opened and employees under the age of 18 were servicing customers in Patong and launched an investigation.
On Saturday (August 12th) they arrested a woman identified only as Ms. Ornuma, her age was not given by police, at a massage shop on Ratch Uthit 200 Pi Road.
She was taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges with opening a massage shop without permission and allowing employees under 18-years-old to work at the massage shop.
The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that minors are not qualified to work at massage shops.