Cops bust 6 overstayers in northeast Thailand ahead of Songkran

Cops busted six overstayers in northeast Thailand’s Buriram province forward of the Songkran festival.
A crackdown by Immigration Police in Buriram led to the detention of six foreigners for overstaying their visas. Elusive happened from March 27 to April 10 and was aimed toward stopping and suppressing crime in the course of the Songkran Festival, in accordance with Naewna.
Pol. Maj. Gen. Ketchakat Nilpradap, head of Immigration Division 4, led the police officers who performed the raids and detained the foreigners. Two detained foreigners had been fined for overstaying their visas, one was arrested for working without a permit, and four have been held for illegal entry.
Immigration Police warned that foreigners caught breaking the law in Thailand and who meet the criteria of being a prohibited individual shall be blacklisted.
The crackdown was ordered by Pol. Maj. Gen. Phanthana Nuchanart, deputy chief of the Immigration Bureau, who directed his officers to take strict action towards foreign nationals who flout immigration rules.
Buriram just isn’t the only spot in Thailand where authorities have been on the prowl for overstayers.
On April 5, Pattaya authorities hunted across the city for overseas overstayers and criminals. The operation involved about 50 legislation enforcement officers who inspected nightclubs in Pattaya.
The officers largely focused foreigners who have been working illegally in Pattaya, overstayers, and illegal migrant workers. The police and immigration have been separated into three groups, and they visited nightclubs and several venues round crowded vacationer spots such as Walking Street and Soi 6 to examine tourists’ passports for overstayers. They additionally inspected the venues’ staff to see in the occasion that they carried weapons or illicit medicine..

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