BANGKOK- Police on Saturday night arrested the owners of three internet shops in Bangkok's Din Daeng district on charges of allowing children under 15 to use their services after 8pm.
Pol Maj Gen Manit Wongsomboon, the Metropolitan Police deputy chief, led a team of 50 officers to inspect over 30 internet and online game shops on Ratchaprasong road.
During the raid, three gaming cafes were found to have let children under 15 years old to use their internet services after 8pm. The owners were charged.
If guilty, the owners will face a maximum three-month prison sentence and a fine of 30,000 baht.
Pol Gen Kamronwit Thoopkrachang, the Metropolitan Police chief, has launched a campaign to suppress internet shops that offer their services to children less than 15 years of age.
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