Bangkok Metropolitan Administration personnel and agents of personal business collaborate the other day to project in popular Bangkok shopping locations to advise citizens to cast their tally in the Bangkok gubernatorial elections on Sunday.( Image: Nutthawat Wicheanbut)

Alcohol sales will be prohibited from 6pm on Saturday till 6pm on Sunday in Bangkok and Pattaya due to the Bangkok gubernatorial and Pattaya mayor elections.

Pol Maj Gen Jirasan Kaewsaengek, spokesperson for the Metropolitan Authorities Bureau, stated no alcohol can be acquired, offered or dispersed throughout that 24-hour window.

Election marketing is likewise forbidden from 6pm till 5pm tomorrow, he stated.

Those who breach the law can confront 6 months in jail, a fine of approximately 10,000 baht, or both.

Pol Maj Gen Jirasan stated more than 16,000 authorities will be released to supply security at practically 7,000 ballot systems in the capital, including there has actually been no sign of impending violence.

Deputy authorities representative Krisana Pattanacharoen stated the Royal Thai Authorities has actually been stepping up security ahead of the elections in both cities.

He stated the police has actually established quick release systems near ballot stations to react to any events, and arranged groups to assist protect the transport of tally boxes.

Throughout the Might 9-15 crackdown on criminal offense in Bangkok and Chon Buri ahead of the elections, authorities apprehended 4,259 individuals in Bangkok and 17 in Chon Buri however none of the offenses were associated with the surveys.

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