Polish man arrested on Samui Island with canceled student visa, 36 days of overstay, and an Interpol red notice for assault

Samui, Surat Thani –

  A Polish man was arrested on Samui Island with his student visa canceled, 36 days of overstay, and an Interpol red notice from his home country.

The Surat Thani Immigration Office told the Phuket Express that yesterday (December 8th) they arrested Mr. Michal Kamil Wielebinski, 37, a Polish national.

Mr. Wielebinski entered Thailand via the Tak Bai Immigration in Narathiwat, southern Thailand on October 10th, 2019 with a NON-90 Visa. His latest visa extension was at the Chiang Rai Immigration which allowed his stay until September 24, 2023.

However, he was reported by Immigration for not attending the required education classes for his visa. Chiang Rai Immigration canceled his visa on November 3rd, 2022, and as a result, is now at 36 days of overstaying.

He was taken to the Bo Phut Police Station to face overstaying charges and is waiting to be deported and returned to Poland to face legal charges.

Officers found that Mr. Wielebinski has an Interpol red notice in Poland issued on October 15th2017 for assault on others and illegal possession of ammunition.

Meanwhile, a 56-year-old Kuwaiti man was arrested on Pha-ngan Island in Surat Thani for 16 days of overstaying his legal visa conditions.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.