Two Undocumented Cambodians Arrested for Selling Eyeglasses on Patong Beach

Patong –

Two undocumented Cambodian men were arrested after they were found selling eyeglasses on Patong Beach.

The Region 8 Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified from local residents that two undocumented migrants were annoying tourists on Patong Beach. They were trying to sell eyeglasses which caused a public nuisance.

On Saturday (January 6th) the two arrested were identified only as Mr. Ya and Mr. Channy Lay. They were unable to present their passports or any sort of work permit to officers and they were taken to the Patong Police Station to face further legal action and deportation.

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.