Two Firework Sellers Arrested on Pattaya Beach

PHOTO: สายตรงนายกเมืองพัทยา

Pattaya —

Pattaya officials and police apprehended two firework sellers near the beach area early this morning, February 5th.

The two suspects’ identities were withheld pending an investigation.

They were arrested with various types of firecrackers. The suspects claimed that they needed the money to support their families. Hearing so, the authorities advised them to find a different job, saying fireworks caused a lot of problems to residents and tourists.

The two suspects were released after completing legal proceedings.

On January 28th, 2023, Pattaya and Na Jomtien officials partnered up to crack down on illegal firework and sky lantern sellers on Jomtien Beach. Dozens of fireworks and sky lanterns were confiscated, with many sellers being detained and given warnings.

The Pattaya Mayor, Poramese Ngampiches, also released a statement urging tourists and residents not to buy fireworks or sky lanterns as they could disturb residents and cause fires.

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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.