Police raid unlawful nightclub for Chinese language, seize luxurious vehicles

City police raid an illegal nightclub in Bangkok's Yannawa area early Wednesdsay. More than 100 customers, mostly Chinese nationals, tested positive for illicit drug use. (Photo supplied/ Wassayos Ngamkham)
Metropolis police raid an unlawful nightclub in Bangkok’s Yannawa space early Wednesdsay. Greater than 100 clients, principally Chinese language nationals, examined constructive for illicit drug use. (Photograph equipped/ Wassayos Ngamkham)

A complete of 104 clients, 99 of them Chinese language nationals, examined constructive for medication throughout a police raid on buildings illegally working as a nightclub in Bangkok’s Yannawa space on Wednesday.

Thirty-four luxurious vehicles discovered within the buildings’ grounds had been impounded, together with a Rolls Royce. The nightclub was stated to be operated by a Chinese language nationwide.

Greater than 100 metropolis police had been concerned within the raid on the Jinling, Leela and Wip Wup Automotive Wash buildings on Charoen Rat Street in Yannawa district round 3.30am.

They had been performing on a tip-off the buildings had been getting used illegally as leisure venues, with a karaoke bar to serve Chinese language guests, drug events and unlawful playing, police stated.

A complete of 237 Chinese language clients had been detained, 111 males and 126 ladies. Twenty-nine others, principally staff, had been additionally held.

Police stated all guests and workers of the leisure venues had been made to take urine assessments for drug use. A search of the karaoke rooms and different areas contained in the buildings discovered no less than 300 sachets of medicine corresponding to ketamine and “glad water”, a mix of a number of illicit medication.

A police supply stated the nightspot had been working for about 4 months. It primarily served Chinese language clients. The Thais and Cambodians had been staff there, and a few labored for the Chinese language clients. The proprietor was a Chinese language nationwide.

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