The Pattaya police raided Sky Mountain Laem Bali Hai restaurant the day before yesterday and arrested 32 Thai and foreign guests who were having a drink and sucking a Sisha.
Police led by Pol Maj Chainarong Chai-in, Crime Commissioner at Pattaya Police Station, led the raid on Sky Mountain Laem Bali Hai eatery in tambon Nong Prue, Bang Lamung at around 11.30 pm.
They acted on information that the restaurant illegally allowed customers to drink alcohol and use hookahs in spite of controls implemented to curb the spread of Covid-19.
They arrested 24 Thai and seven foreign guests and an employee, the owner, who were taken to the Pattaya Police Station. The guests were charged with violating the disease control order and illegal mounting in violation of the emergency decision.
The owner was charged with violating orders from the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration by allowing alcoholic beverages on the property, not having a restaurant license, and illegally providing baraku and alcoholic beverages.
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