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24 Arrested In Koh Samui For Violating Emergency Decree

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Yesterday at 6:45 pm, Bo Phut Police raid a bar called La Bohemia in Maret Sub-District, Koh Samui.

Officials had been given reports from locals that the restaurant was open for customers and despite the ban, was selling alcoholic beverages.

When police arrived, they found that both international and Thai customers were seated and drinking at the bar.

22 foreigners and 2 Thai nationals were arrested.

Quentin Thioliet, a 24-year-old Frenchman, was identified as the owner of the beer bar. 3 Burmese men served as waiters, only one of them had a work permit. Mr. Thioliet was unable to produce a license to run the service.

24 Arrested In Koh Samui For Violating Emergency Decree | News by Samui Times

All 24 people were detained at the Bophut Police Station for allegedly breaching a national emergency decree of banning public gatherings and the selling or drinking of alcohol in the public domain- as such actions are at risk of spreading the Covid-19 virus under the Emergency Decree.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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