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Metropolitan Police headquarters is threatening disciplinary action against police who fail to exercise proper control over entertainment venues in areas under their jurisdiction. 

The move was prompted by hundreds of complaints sent to the Prime Minister's Office, Royal Thai Police Office and police inspectors-general that many entertainment places were allowed to remain open beyond legal closing time and the noise emanating from them was affecting local residents' livelihoods and health.

Police spokesman Pol Maj-Gen Adul Narongsak said the problem would be tackled in three phases:

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