The army and the police join the provincial health service to take a crackdown on so-called pop-up restaurants in Pattaya
The Thai government has publicly announced that it will crack down on any location open after legal hours. The relevant officials promised to continue cracking down on restaurants, both real and fake, for violating alcohol sales and disease control rules.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha previously ordered local officials to revoke the licenses of restaurants and bars impersonating them if they sell liquor outside legal hours.
Banglamung district chief Wutisak Singhadecho said police, military and administrators would work together during the patrol to bring businesses open outside legal hours, especially those trying to hide that they are still open, to court. to the Thappraya road from Pattaya.
Wuttisak also stated that the officials would also conduct Covid19 testing on bar staff and customers to ensure they meet the SHA+ standard.
Any violations found and any government officials complicit in the illegal operations will be prosecuted, with restaurant licenses revoked in cases where venues willingly attempt to operate outside legal hours, he pledged hand on heart.
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