Thai police look to clamp down on Valentine fun

Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal
PHOTO: The Nation/Asia News Network

Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal has ordered officers to monitor Thai social media for invitations to drug parties or lewd acts on Valentine's Day.

Surachet said his agency would dispatch staff alongside other officers to maintain law and order during the celebration of love. Police say they were also closely monitoring Thai social media for invitations for illegal activities on Valentine's Day, he added. Nothing suspicious had yet been reported, Surachet said.

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