Led by Thalang District Chief Veera Kerdsirimongkol and Cherng Talay Orbortor Chief Ma’an Samran, 30 officials started the raids at 10:30 at Laypang Beach.Officials
There, they seized four plastic and three wooden sunbeds, 71 cushions and 26 plastic chairs.
Officials asked around for the owner and learned that all items belong to Banyan Tree Resort.
At 1:30 pm, the troop hit Surin beach and spotted two areas where rows of umbrellas had been set out on the beach, in the “no umbrellas” zone. They confiscated all of them. No one came forward to claim the umbrellas.
All the confiscated items were taken to the Orbortor Cherng Talay office. Orbortor officials will file identify the owners file complaints of encroachment against them.