Pub Raided by AuthoritiesPublic authorities and police of Banglamung police station have raided a well-known pub after it was reported that under aged teenagers were allows in if they paid 100 THB.
PATTAYA – October 15th 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 4.30 a.m., Mr. Chakhon Kanjanawatta (Banglamung sheriff, Chon Buri province), Flying Officer Phorrasit Jitruamwong (Banglamung Deputy District Chief of Suppression Division) had mobilized forces of public authorities, sub district headman, village head man and police of Banglamung police station leaded by Pol.Col. Chonnaphat Nawalak (Superintendent of Banglamung police station) to raid the Route 99 bar which is a well-known entertainment spot the area.
At the scene the officers found a total of 75 teenagers, 36 male and 39 female, aged between 14 – 20 years old, 24 of the teenagers failed a drug test. The officers also found 1 bag of Ketamine and 1 bag of Methamphetamine on the floor.
Flying Officer Phorrasit Jitruamwong (Banglamung Deputy District Chief of Suppression Division) revealed that he was informed that the pub was allowed under aged teenagers in if they paid 100 THB so they planned to raid it.
Upon initial inspection, the officers found that this entertainment spot did not have a license for operating as a pub and was charged with point 1. Opening without a license. 2. Selling liquor after hours 3. Selling liquor to teenagers, 4. Allowing under aged teenagers onto the premises. The police then detained Mr. Kittiphong Meeboonmak, aged 40, who was the owner. Moreover, the police will also report to Mr. Khomsan Ekkachai (Chon Buri Provincial Governor) in order to close the entertainment spot for 5 years because it had violated Section 44 of The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).