UPDATE: Six Indian Men Who Attacked Phuket Immigration Officers Identified

Phuket –

Six Indian men who attacked Phuket Immigration officers have been identified.

Our previous stories:

Two Immigration officers were injured after they were attacked by a foreign man while searching for a different wanted Indian man at a villa in Thalang.

Multiple foreigners have been given a lifetime ban after an incident that saw several Immigration officers injured when the foreigners attempted to stop Immigration officers from serving a search warrant on a property to look for and arrest a wanted Indian national.

Officers arrested six foreigners in total including Mr. NIKHIL, Indian, for attacking Immigration officials and blocking them from performing their duties. Three foreigners were also arrested for overstaying their legal visas.

Now for the update:

The Phuket Immigration Chief Colonel Tanet Sukchai told the Phuket Express that after the incident at the villa, they have taken legal action against multiple foreigners and withdrawn their permission to stay in Thailand as well as blacklisted them (Lifetime ban from entering the country).

The Phuket Immigration has identified six Indians who attacked Phuket Immigration Officers who are Mr. Nikhil Arora, 36, Mr. Sanjay Shetty Bunts Balakrishna, 30, Mr. Arshdeep Singh Bedi, 28, Mr. Charmanna Kolumadanda Uthappa, 25, Mr. Nitin Khanna, 39, and Mr. Manoj Kumar, 32.

Three overstaying foreigners were Mr. Shkodo Georgeii, 33, Russian national (60 days overstaying) and two Indians who were two days of overstaying Mr. Kartik, 29, and Mr. Yuvraj Saxena, 25.

The Phuket Express noted that the Phuket Immigration Officers did not identify who specifically was given a lifetime ban for entering Thailand.

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.