Pattaya Daily News

02 March 2010 :: 17:03:11 pm 14484

Pattaya Street Sellers Targeted by Tourist Police

Tourist Police have proceeded to conduct a sweep of Pattaya’s Walking Street early on Tuesday morning, the target was to arrest any street sellers that where operating in the area.
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Pattaya, the 2nd of March 2010 [Pattaya Daily News]: At approximately 1:30am on Tuesday, Police Major Colonel Arun Promphun (Pattaya Tourist Police Inspector) along with a team of 30 Tourism Police officers descended on the notorious Walking Street with the intent on purging the area of illegal street sellers.

After several hours of investigation, officers managed to detain a total of 32 suspects, including 14 flower sellers, 2 illegal animal sellers, 1 seller without any form of identification and 9 Burmese ladies soliciting prostitution.

All suspects were arrested and taken to the Pattaya Police Station where they were each fined 500 baht and released, except for the unidentifiable man and the 2 illegal animal sellers who have been remanded in police custody awaiting further judicial proceedings.

Reporter : Wirraphun   Photo : Wirraphun   Category : Crime News

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