Bar raided over alleged underage prostitution in Pattaya

Pattaya-

At around 12:30AM in the early morning hours of Tuesday, December 4th, the Miss B Haven Bar located in Central Pattaya was raided in a joint effort between the Department of Special Investigations and regional police officials.

The officials stated to the press that they were responding an anonymous tip from a concerned citizen.

Eight female workers aged 20-35, a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl as well as the bar owner Jomkaew Kingkhong, 44, were taken to the Muang Pattaya Police Station for interrogation on suspicions of human trafficking.

  As of press time, police had not filed charges over procuring underage prostitution and human trafficking against Jomkaew, but were probing further, said DSI’s human-trafficking bureau director Pol Lt-Colonel Supat Thamthanarak.