Dummy police officer in Bangkok

German allegedly overstayed visa for nine years, 55 other foreigners arrested


A German man who allegedly overstayed his entry visa for nine years was caught in a weekly operation that also nabbed 55 other foreigners who were living illegally in the kingdom.

Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, deputy tourist police chief, said at a 2am press conference that tourist police joined other agencies to check 74 locations around the country, including hotels, schools and language institutes, on Thursday.

Full story: The Nation

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