Supart Suchatanont, the Chief Justice of Phuket Provincial Court, revealed the statistics of the criminal and civil cases over the past year. Last year there were 10,159 new cases accused in Phuket Provincial Court, 1050 were drugs cases, 935 were gambling cases, 757 were traffic cases, 604 were foreign labor cases, 584 were illegal immigration. For the civil cases, there were 162 inheritance cases, 125 violating cases, 45 purchasing cases, 1,542 loan and guarantee cases, 784 leasing and 706 credit card cases. In addition, in May, there were 407 drugs cases and 275 loan and guarantee cases.
The Chief Justice said that Phuket Provincial Court considered around 20 cases each day under the policy of fair, convenient, fast and safe practice.