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DSI says 14 resorts encroaching

Land Department to assess legality of land plots in Phuket

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The Department of Special Investigation says that 14 hotels and resorts in Phuket have encroached on national park land, sparking a probe by the Land Department to verify ownership of the concerned plots. 

Pol Lt Col Prayuth Wongsrinil, chief of the DSI's Consumer Protection and Environment Bureau, said 14 hotels and resorts allegedly encroached on as much as 3,000 rai of Sirinat National Park.

Sirinat is a marine park covering an area of about 60,000 rai in Thalang district.

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