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Pattaya Beach Road Subject to Prostitution Purge by Police

Local police on Monday night moved to purge Pattaya’s notorious Beach Road area of problematic ‘freelance’ prostitutes and lady-boys, according to an official release.

Pattaya, the 11th of October 2010 [PDN]: At approximately midnight on Monday, Colonel Nunthawut Suwanla-ong (Pattaya Police Superintendent) along with a team of officers conducted an inspection of the Pattaya Beach Road promenade.

The inspection was undertaken after numerous reports and complaints were received by local authorities regarding the prevalence of ‘freelance’ prostitutes and lady-boys in the area. Many of these complaints pertained to tourists and locals being bothered, hassled and even robbed by the aforementioned groups, while walking the promenade during the evening.


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