Police officers in the Pattaya area are searching every nook and cranny for violators of the Covid19 measures
Agents from Banglamung Police Station have inspected multiple restaurants on the orders of the Governor of Chonburi in Pattaya to verify that the restaurateurs are making every effort to stop the spread of Covid19, which means that the sale of alcohol is not allowed for dinners.
A police team led by the Chief of Banglamung Police District inspected several restaurants in the Pattaya and Banglamung area.
The inspection was to ensure that restaurants follow the latest Chonburi injunction, including ‘No alcohol sales during dinner. However, there is no ban on take-out alcohol or purchased from other stores to consume at home.
Police duties also checked that other Covid19 precautions, such as disposable hand sanitiser and temperature controls, were in place.
The police commissioner stated to the editorial staff of this newspaper that this current order has no fixed end date and is in effect “until further notice”. They warned that daily inspections would continue and that local residents of Pattaya could call 1337 and report any locations that violate current Covid19 measures. Sanctions for restaurants or locations that break the law can be excessive, up to several years in prison and fines of more than 100,000 baht, which are set in the current emergency decree and which the government gives many powers and higher penalties for violators.