Thai island imposes alcohol ban ahead of local elections

The island of Phuket in Thailand imposed a ban on alcohol sales ahead of local elections between 19 and 20 December. The restrictions were required under election law and individuals caught breaking the rules could have faced a penalty of up to 6 months in prison and/or a fine of up to B10,000 (approximately £250).

Source: https://www.thephuketnews.com/local-elections-bring-phuket-alcohol-ban-78316.php