74 Year-Old British Man Arrested on Samui Island for 38 Days of Overstay

Surat Thani –

A 74 year-old British man was arrested on Samui Island in Surat Thani for 38 days of overstaying his legal visa conditions.

The Surat Thani Immigration officers told the Phuket Express that they have arrested Mr. DENNIS ROBERT DESMOND, 74, a British national in front of a hotel on the Cherng Mon – Chaweng Road in Bo Phut sub-district, Koh Samui District.

He is now at 38 days of overstaying his legal visa to stay in Thailand according to police. He was taken to the Bo Phut Police Station to face overstaying charges. It was unclear why Mr. DESMOND had overstayed his visa.


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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.