Pop-Up Bar Cracked DownPattaya officers had cracked down on the pop up bars in Bali Hai Pier after they received complaints from local people.
PATTAYA – August 27,2015 [PattayaDailynews]; at 21.30 pm Lt.Winai Duangthong- deputy inspector of the military circle 14th- was accompanied with 30 municipal officers to inspect pop up bars in Bali Hai pier area. They confiscated 14 tables and 29 chairs and 16 benches.
Local people had complained that the bars where set up on the footpath and played loud music annoying the local people in the area. Also in caused inconvenience to tourists who were visiting the area.
The police had already warned the bar owners to move a week ago but some had still opened; therefore, the officers confiscated their property and prosecuted and fined them according to the Thai law.
In addition, the officials from the electric authority will inspect the electric meters in the area where the bars were to see if they had been stealing electricity or not.