Thai Immigration Bureau arrests 155 Sri Lankan illegal immigrants

Thai police officer

Thai police officer. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

BANGKOK, 11 October 2010 (NNT) – The Immigration Bureau has joined forces with the commando unit of the Crime Suppression Division arresting Sri Lankan illegal immigrants.

Intelligence information indicated that a number of Elam rebel group members were among the Sri Lankan illegal immigrants living in Thailand.

Upon a tip-off, the commando units and the Immigration Bureau raided several apartments in 17 locations around Sai Mai district, Bangkok, and arrested of 155 Sri Lankan immigrants.

The Bureau received reports from the security center of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters that s Sri Lankan illegal immigrants had been sneaking into the country, and living in Saphan Mai and Sai Mai districts.

National News Bureau of Thailand

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