Thailand bans sexy dance moves, sexy clothes during Songkran holiday

This is what Songkran used to look like. Photo: CMU Club
This is what Songkran used to look like. Photo: CMU Club

This Songkran, you may have to take it easy on the dance floor and opt for a turtleneck instead of a skimpy, smelly beer-logo tank top, because police will be out looking to arrest those with sexy dance moves and revealing clothing.

Songkran, aka the water festival, is becoming too sexy for the Thai police to handle. No more sexy girls dancing in the back of pickup trucks. No more sexy shirtless dudes in Silom. They will all be arrested.

The punishment for people who dance suggestively or wear suggestive clothing is a THB5,000 fine, about US$145. The news has been published all over local media. One of the reasons behind this campaign is simply to protect sexy people from crimes. Deputy Commissioner Pol. Maj. Gen. Sompong Chingduang even warned ladies not to “wear revealing clothes” or “be tempting because it will lead to sex crimes,” Daily News reported.

So the logic here is, if there were no sexy girls, there would be no sexual assaults. Got it, sir.

It is not reported how police will define sexy dance moves.

Is it a little bit like this?

Or this?

Feel free to email us your sexy dance moves.



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