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Tension builds at Phuket sea gypsy village

Isuzu NKR Prisoner transport vehicle of the Royal Thai Police, at Na Wa Police station, Thailand

PHUKET: Tension mounted again at the Rawai sea gypsy village as the local community prevented alleged landowners from blocking access to the area yesterday.

“Representatives of Baron World Trade Co, which claims it owns the land, attempted to blockade the area with the help of about 40 officers from the Army, Provincial Office and Chalong Police”, said Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos.

Read more: Phuket Gazette

Chutharat Plerin
Phuket Gazette

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