Woman Arrested with Baraku at Restaurant in Cherng Talay

Thalang –

A female restaurant manager was arrested with seven sets of Baraku seized in Cherng Talay, Thalang.

The Thalang District Officers raided a restaurant in Cherng Talay earlier this week. Many foreign customers were found using Baraku. The restaurant manager who was identified by officers only as Ms. I (alias) was arrested with seven sets of ready to use Baraku and other items used for Baraku were seized. She was then taken to the Cherng Talay Police Station.

She is facing charges of possession of unpaid tax tobacco and illegally selling forbidden imported items (Baraku and e-cigarettes). The name of the bar manager and the bar was not released by officers. Shisha, or Baraku, is illegal in Thailand.

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.