Russian Man Arrested on Pha-ngan Island for 188 days of Overstay

Pha-ngan Island, Surat Thani –

A 50-year-old Russian man was arrested on Pha-ngan Island in Surat Thani for 188 days of overstaying his legal visa conditions.

Surat Thani Immigration officers told the Phuket Express that this week they arrested MR. LEONID TOISLOI, 50, a Russian national. He was arrested in front of a convenience store in Chalok Lam, on Pha-ngan Island.

He is now at 188 days of overstaying his visa according to police. He was taken to the Koh Pha-ngan Police Station to face overstaying charges and is waiting to be deported.

It is unclear how he was caught.



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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.