Two bars in Pathum Thani have been closed for operating out of hours.
Eighty officials raided the premises in Khlong Luang district after they were reported to be operating outwith their licensed hours.
As a result, DJ Zone and Wieng Chan, have been ordered to close for five years.
The Interior Ministry’s Provincial Administration Department struck after 02:00, when all bars should have closed. Instead, drinkers were found to be consuming alcohol in DJ Zone, many of which were underage.
Bar manager Sirawut Phukhiew, 33, was arrested and charged, as was the bar’s owner Sunantha Buakao.
A similar situation was recorded at the Wieng Chan bar, where owner Payon Iamsiri was also apprehended and charged.