Children under 18 to face curfew in Bangkok

 Children under 18 to face curfew in Bangkok

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The Bangkok Metropolitan Police will issue a directive to prohibit children under 18 years old from leaving home after 10 pm without justified reasons, the bureau spokesman said Thursday.

Metropolitan Police spokesman Pol Maj Gen Piya Uthayo said the ban was aimed preventing youths from hanging out at night and committing crime or becoming crime victims.

Piya said if police found children under 18 hanging out at night without justified reasons they would be taken to police stations and they would be have criminal records and their parents would be called to pick them up.

He said students, who finish class at tuition schools late at night, would be exempted from the curfew.

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