They discovered 6 Japanese men, 2 Japanese women and 3 Thai men involved in
making a pornographic movie in a shed area in Naklua.
All suspects were arrested and detained and a variety of film equipment was
seized. They were taken to BPS were a variety of obscenity charges were laid
The latest update on this story is that the matter has been now referred from
the Pattaya Civil Court to the higher Pattaya Provincial Court after more
detail regarding the circumstances was forth coming from Police and extra
charges of prostitution have now been included in the warrants of arrest, and a
determination could be made for deportation if the Provincial Court assesses
the matter with this more detailed information.
All the arrested people have applied for bail through their solicitor which has
been granted on some conditions but is pending a further court hearing soon.
The penalties for such a case can include 3 years jail / a 6000 Baht fine and
possible deportation with a permanent blacklisting against their names as these
matters are taken very seriously by Thailand Courts.
We'll keep you updated as more information regarding this case becomes
Pattaya City News