Chinese Man Arrested in Pa Klok for 653 Days of Overstay

Phuket –

A Chinese man was arrested at a luxury villa in Pa Klok for 653 days of overstay.

Phuket Immigration told the Phuket Express that earlier this week they arrested a suspect identified only as Mr. Tian, 38, a Chinese national, at a luxury villa near the Yamu Beach in Pa Klok, Thalang.

Mr. Tian had entered Phuket with only a 60 days tourist visa. He admitted to police that he knew he overstayed but did not give a reason for the long overstay. Mr. Tian was taken to the Thalang Police Station to face charges of overstaying 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.