14 arrested in Phuket for partying


Nine foreigners and five Thais were arrested in Phuket province on Wednesday (April 1) for allegedly using drugs and partying in violation of the emergency decree.

Three British men, an American man, an Australian and a Ukrainian, along with three Ukrainian women and five Thai women were found at 10pm allegedly drinking alcohol and using cocaine along with marijuana while playing music from a DJ system.
Patong Police Station charged all of them with gathering in a crowded place violating the emergency decree, violating an order from the Disease Control Department which might lead to the spread of Covid-19, and possessing two types of drugs.
Police cracked down on the group after receiving a call that residents in the house were holding a party and disturbing the neighbours with loud music.