44 Thais and 3 Chinese tourists held at drug party in Pattaya

Forty-four young Thais and three Chinese tourists were arrested last night for holding a drug party in a villa in the Thai tourist city of Pattaya, the Thai-language daily Khao Sod reported this morning (May 13, 2020).

Police found one package of methamphetamines, 15 small bags of K-drugs, 200 sleeping pills, a pistol and 10 bullets in the villa.

The group said they were holding a birthday party for a friend. Police later charged them with violating the emergency law and sent them for blood tests to determine if they had consumed narcotic drugs.