Police Raid Gay Sauna In Search Of Illegal Prostitution

After learning that the Phoenix Fitness and Sauna Service Centre on Ratchada-Tha Phra Road, Mahaisawan Intersection, Bukkhalo Sub-district, Thonburi District, Bangkok, was a location of illegal prostitution, the Bangkok Metropolitan Police led the search at midnight Friday.


A 6-story commercial building housed the fitness centre and sauna. During the inspection, the police discovered 36 persons, including employees and male clients, living on separate floors, with some couples having sex.

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The drug test results revealed that no one was involved. However, one customer, 25 years-old had an arrest warrant for the money laundering in the Krabi province area; therefore, he was held for prosecution.


Mr. Surasak, 33, was identified as the shop’s proprietor was charged with procuring prostitution and taken to the Bukkhalo Police Station. The other 34 persons were released.