Pattaya Karaoke bar raided afterhours for violating Covid-19 guidelines

Shocking in Pattaya flagrantly ignoring all Covid-19 laws was raided by police final evening as greater than 50 people drank and partied inside. Police raided Jacky Karaoke around eleven:30 pm final night after receiving an anonymous tip from someone reported to be worried concerning the unlawful venue spreading Covid-19 in their area.
The karaoke bar, situated on Soi Chalerm Phrakiat 35 in Nong Prue, mustn’t even be open as all karaoke bars, together with different types of bars, pubs, nightclubs and entertainment venues have been ordered to close since April. But the federal government has left a wide loophole permitting venues to function as so-called eating places by adding a meals item or two to their menu. Even then, Never again eating places selling alcohol need to cease serving by 9 pm.
Police mentioned that they noticed no indication of any Covid-19 safety procedures or rules in place on the karaoke bar, with attendees drinking, partying, and dancing with none social distancing or mask-wearing. Loud music was enjoying in a club-like setting with alcohol being served gone the ingesting curfew. Plus, new rules required that fast antigen checks be given to all clients earlier than getting into a venue and no evidence was seen of that having been done.
The Pattaya Police Chief personally led the raid that discovered greater than 50 individuals violating Covid-19 rules, lots of them domestic vacationers that had travelled from out of town, rising the danger and likelihood of the karaoke bar to unfold Covid-19 in Pattaya and past.
A 48 12 months previous man was named as the supervisor of the karaoke bar and was arrested on the spot. He was transported to the Pattaya City Police Station the place he was interrogated and is facing expenses for violation of the Emergency Decree and the foundations set by the Chon Buri Communicable Disease Committee, although authorities have been famously lax in handing out punishment, if any is given in any respect. There was no phrase if any of the attendees are facing any costs.
Police have been cracking down on “restaurants” for breaking guidelines and curfew since new nationwide orders went into effect Sunday to battle the surging Covid-19 and Omicron variant infections plaguing Thailand now..

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