Pattaya Provincial Court issues arrest warrant for father of ‘Mountain B’ nightclub “owner”, where fatal fire killed 19 people, following investigation which indicates him as the actual owner

Chonburi –

The father of the 27-year-old ‘Mountain B’ “owner” was wanted by the Pattaya Provincial Court after the court issued an arrest warrant on Monday, August 15th, as they believe that he was the actual bar owner.

The 55-year-old father, who was identified as Somyot Panprasong, is now charged for causing serious deaths and injuries to others due to negligence and operating the entertainment venue without permission.

Local media also reported that the Court was convinced from their investigation that Somyot was the real owner of the venue which caught on fire after an explosion and killed 19 people but used his son’s name in the business operation.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.