59 partygoers arrested after curfew

 | Tue 7 Apr 2020 11:44 ICT

CityNews – 7th April 2020, police say that on the night of the 5th April between 10pm and 4am a total of 59 people were arrested in Chiang Mai for being in violation of the curfew.

The majority of the 59 arrested told police that they were driving home after drinking at friends’ houses, and forgot the time. Most were also shocked at being arrested, saying to police that they thought they could discuss this matter.

Police say that not only are these revelers in violation of the curfew laws, they are also in violation of drunk driving laws.


Police say that they often see posts on social media calling friends party, even mentions of closing down hotels for private parties. They say that they are monitoring social media and will arrest all people in violation.


The public is invited to call 191 to report any misbehaviour.