Tour buses are being stopped as police hunt for “illegal guides” as tourist police in conjunction with highway police officers enforce a crackdown in Pattaya.
Thana Suksai, 46, from Thailand, was taken into custody following the discovery of tourist paraphernalia for Bangkok. Suksai was not permitted to work within the Pattaya area.
Liu Liang, 30, a Chinese national was arrested after police found condemning evidence in his possession, including vouchers, receipts and a list of passengers on board the bus.
Korn Somkhane of the Highway Police, said road checks would be found regularly around the city but stressed checkpoints would be relocated to different venues every day.