A seller in Bangkok has been arrested for allegedly possessing illegal sex toys for sale. The 28 year old Bangkok seller was arrested on Thursday after police received a tip that he had sex toys in his possession.
After obtaining a search warrant from Phra Khanong Criminal Court, detectives staged a raid on the suspect’s house and seized 169 items. The suspect allegedly confessed to possessing the said instruments and that he sold them online to male customers.
Police have warned that sex toys are still illegal in Thailand because the lack of a medical license means their safety cannot be guaranteed. They did not specify what the dangers of using the toys were. But they did say “Everyone using them may harm their own vital organ”.
Use of such devices send a “potentially harmful messages to the society as a whole” according to the Consumer Protection Act 1979, section 22(3).
A previous Royal Coast Review article with more information can be seen at https://royalcoastreview.com/2021/04/7970/