Myanmar Woman Arrested for Illegally Working at Bar in Patong

Patong –

A Myanmar woman was arrested after she was found working illegally at a bar on the Bangla Road.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Friday night (November 17th) they arrested a Myanmar woman at a bar on the Bangla Road in Patong. She was taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of working without permission.

The arrest followed after police were notified by an anonymous concerned citizen that there was a foreigner was working at the bar. Police went to the bar before recording video of the Myanmar woman while she was working at the bar.

The Phuket Express note that the Patong Police did not give any other detail about the Myanmar woman including her name.

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.