159 persons prosecuted for violating Alcohol Control Act during Songkran festival: DDC

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159 persons prosecuted for violating Alcohol Control Act during Songkran festival: DDC

A total of 159 persons have been prosecuted for violating the Alcohol Control Act during Songkran festival.

Department of Disease Control (DDC) chief Jetsada Chokdamrongsuk said the agency had given notice at 3,264 spots on the Alcohol Control Act during 11-17 April 2017, and have prosecuted 159 persons who allegedly violated it.

Of that total, 60 persons were found selling alcohol beyond the allowed period of time, 42 others found selling alcohol in illegal locations, 19 others found advertising alcohol, 16 others found selling alcohol without official permits, 14 others found drinking alcohol in prohibited areas and three found selling alcohol with improper price discounts.

Source: NNT

  • Ken

    Fascinating. Got any more meaningless facts and figures you can pass off as news?

    • popeye the sailorman

      yeah Gumble 5 fats 6 slobs 7 poms 8 changs 9 england is an island

      • amazingthailand

        10 he doesnt know his father 11 his mother was in the social business

        • popeye the sailorman

          sorry I forgot these facts ……12 he has the brain size of a grain of rice

          • taff

            It can’t be that big, you’re exaggerating for sure.

          • popeye the sailorman

            sorry for upsetting you !!!

  • ken

    159 persons prosecuted for violating Alcohol Control Act during Songkran festival. While 200 other violators were able to pay the required tea money to avoid prosecution.

  • John

    159 persons! Where? On the planet? In Thailand? In Pattaya? In Soi 6? The article does not clarify this. But if this number is valid for Thailand then it would be very surprising.

    • amazingthailand

      159 0n 67 million is 0.00023731%. What a score. Amazing Thailand

  • Homebrew

    159 more reasons for people to make it on their own.

    • Sly

      Not sure, Homebrew seems harmless enough but Sly grog sounds a bit dodgy.

      • taff

        How about, Have a Sly one with me, or try a Sly Stallone beer.

        • amazingthailand

          Hahahaha

  • Ken Anderson

    I dare say this exercise will have been a good little earner for the Keystone Cops.

  • amazingthailand

    THIS COUNTRY IS A JOKE

    • Jack La Motta

      hahahahahaha 🙁

  • amazingthailand

    Departement of Disease control. What could that be? Sould be named Departement of Mental Disease control.

  • amazingthailand

    “60 persons were found selling alcohol beyond the allowed period of time”. Here in Pat 24 hours 7/7 selling alcohol. Is this article serious. Amazing Thailand

    • Jack La Motta

      you mean 24/7 AT! 😀

      • amazingthailand

        But drinking is allowed (obliged) 24/7

        • Jack La Motta

          Encouraged?

          • amazingthailand

            Hahahaha

  • Jack La Motta

    Booze interested in this?? another non story to fill the spaces!

  • soidog

    What is an ‘improper’ discount?

    • popeye the sailorman

      good question ….

  • popeye the sailorman

    i would have thought disease control would control GUMBLE and other rodents….not alcohol/drinks