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At least six foreigners were seeking bail Monday after spending the weekend behind bars following a raid on a Bangkok guesthouse and music venue.

overstay-barYuval Schwok, owner of The Overstay, faced a serious charge of possessing drugs with intent to sell along with lesser charges relating to operation of the Bang Phlat guest house, the commander of Bowonmongkol police said Monday.

“He was also still fighting a previous charge of operating a hotel without permission we filed long ago,” said Col. Wiradol Tubtimdee said, saying Schwok failed to properly register foreign guests as required under immigration law.

Six people were charged after testing positive for marijuana in the raid carried out at dawn on Friday. One person refused to be tested and was charged with refusing to comply with a lawful order, he said.

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