Overstaying Algerian Arrested in Phuket

Phuket –

An Algerian man was arrested near Chalong Police Station for 193 days of overstay.

Phuket Immigration told the Phuket Express that they had been notified of an overstaying foreigner by a tip given by an anonymous concerned citizen.

On Tuesday (September 12th) they arrested a 29-year-old Algerian man in front of a convenience store opposite the Chalong Police Station on the Chao Fa East Road in Mueang Phuket.

He was found to have overstayed his visa by 193 days. He was taken to Chalong Police Station to face charges of overstaying and is awaiting deportation.

The man’s name was not released by Chalong police and he did not immediately release a statement.

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.