Egyptians, Pakistani and Russian Man Arrested for Overstay in Phuket

Phuket –

Two Egyptians, a Pakistani, and a Russian man were arrested in a Phuket overstay crackdown.

The Phuket Immigration Office told the Phuket Express that on Tuesday (July 2nd) they arrested four foreigners.

  1. MR. MOHAMED, Egyptian national (1,898 days overstay)
  2. MR. ZUBAIR, Pakistani national (1,734 days overstay)
  3. MR. HAITHAM, Egyptian (234 days overstay)
  4. MR. DMITRII, Russian (413 days overstay)

The Phuket Immigration told the Phuket Express that all four men are facing charges of overstaying their legal visa. Immigration officers have also warned accommodation operators on reporting stay of foreigners within 24 hours. Otherwise, they shall face legal actions too.

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 five 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.