Pattaya police raided a karaoke bar in the small hours on Monday and arrested 27 customers and a bar attendant.
The 1am raid on the karaoke outlet in Soi Pattaya Tai 4 in tambon Nong Prue, Bang Lamung district, was led by Pol Maj Chainarong Chai-in, chief suppression officer of Pattaya police.
Polie were acting on information the bar was in violation of Covid-19 controls.
The bar was open beyond legal hours and patrons were being served alcoholic drinks, according to police
Twenty-seven customers and a bar attendant were arrested.
No drugs or other illegal goods were found.
Pattaya has been bereft of tourists since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold. It is due to reopen to tourists from Nov 1
Customers and a bar attendant were taken to Pattaya police station after they were arrested at this karaoke bar in Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri around 1am on Monday. (Photo: Chaiyot Pupattanapong)