100-strong force raids 2 luxury beach homes in Hua Hin

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100-strong force raids 2 luxury beach homes in Hua Hin

Post by PeteC » Thu May 25, 2017 7:31 am

"Almost 100 law enforcement officials raided two houses alleged to have been built illegally by a retired army officer on Khao Takiab in Prachuap Khiri Khan's popular holiday district of Hua Hin yesterday.

Army, police and forestry and administrative officials searched the luxury houses mainly catering to tourists on Khao Takiab located on the far tip of the Hua Hin beach following a complaint they might be encroaching on forest land.

The officials said the accommodation charges guests about 5,000 baht for a night's stay and a retired lieutenant colonel is believed to own the property....."

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Re: 100-strong force raids 2 luxury beach homes in Hua Hin

Post by STEVE G » Thu May 25, 2017 9:25 pm

A couple of months ago, I was walking the beach between Khao Takiap and Khao Tao and noticed a number of new houses, either on Army land or adjacent to it. These were very affluent beachfront type places and whether they are the ones in the article above or not, I was left wondering why public servants are living like multi millionaires.

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Re: 100-strong force raids 2 luxury beach homes in Hua Hin

Post by oakdale160 » Thu May 25, 2017 9:51 pm

You know you have been in Thai too long when------

You never wonder how a public servant who makes 80,000b/month is able to drive his children to their private school in his Mercedes.

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