Royal Thai Police to seriously monitor and prosecute illegal entertainment venues nationwide

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Bangkok –

Police General Torsak Sukwimol, Deputy National Police Chief, was assigned to lead the Royal Thai Police officials to supervise the official arrangement of entertainment venues across the country.

The deputy chief revealed on Friday, October 28th, that he was assigned by Commissioner Damrongsak Kittipraphat to monitor entertainment venues and nightclubs nationwide to see whether they have properly and strictly complied by the law.

According to the law, the venues or similar establishments must not allow children under 20 years of age to use the service, not open later than 2:00 AM., and not allow any weapons, explosives, and drugs into the service facility. The police must also monitor that no gambling, prostitution, and human trafficking are discreetly provided in the establishments.

If violating, their establishment license will be revoked by the relevant authorities or their establishment will be ordered closed for the maximum time of five years. If found to be repeating the offense, the owner could face one-year imprisonment, deputy chief Torsak added.


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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.