Iranian and Indian Men Arrested for Drunk Driving in Patong

Patong –

An Iranian and Indian man were arrested in Patong for drunk driving on Thursday (March 28th).

The Patong Traffic Police told the Phuket Express that in the morning, 4:00 A.M., they set up a checkpoint near the Dolphin Circle in Patong.

The two foreigners arrested at the checkpoint were identified only as Mr. Yousefi, 37, Iranian national and Mr. Nikhil, 35, Indian national. They were taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of driving while drunk.

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.