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Krabi drinking party raided by police

Krabi drinking party raided by police
WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2020

Four Thai women and four foreign men drinking at an outdoor party in Krabi on Wednesday (April 15) got a nasty shock when police arrived to arrest them.

Officers from Ao Nang police station were called to investigate reports of a public gathering at a house in the beachside subdistrict. They arrived at the scene to find the party in full swing, with eight people swigging alcohol outside a house, in flagrant violation of Krabi’s Emergency Decree lockdown to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
The group comprised four Thai women aged 28-45 and four Scandinavian men – Norwegian nationals aged 62 and 63, and Swedes aged 65 and 74. Police found them with assorted alcoholic beverages, soda water, carbonated drinks and a bucket of ice.
The group were charged with violating the Emergency Decree on Public Administration BE2548, which prohibits public assembly or any act that disturbs public peace and order.