PHUKET: Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut yesterday conducted an inspection tour of police stations at three key tourism beach areas – Patong, Kamala and Karon – as part of his campaign to promote Phuket as a safe holiday destination.

Joining the governor on his tour was Kathu District Chief Veera Kerdsirimongkol.

Patong Police Superintendent Chiraphat Pochanaphan, who formally heads Kathu Police Station, reported that his 256 officers regularly patrolled the precinct of 16.